Re: 2.6.8-rc4-bk1 problem: unregister_netdevice: waiting for ppp0to become free. Usage count = 1
From: David S. Miller
Date: Sun Aug 22 2004 - 23:50:27 EST
On Sun, 22 Aug 2004 14:39:57 +0200
Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Herbert Xu wrote:
> >Nuno Silva <nuno.silva@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>The problem is in the QoS code. If I start ppp whithout the
> >OK, this appears to be due to the changeset titled
> >[PKT_SCHED]: Refcount qdisc->dev for __qdisc_destroy rcu-callback
> >It adds a reference to dev.
> >I don't see any code that cleans up that reference when the dev goes
> >down. So someone needs to add that similar to the code in net/core/dst.c.
> >Patrick, could you please have a look at this?
> The reference is dropped in __qdisc_destroy. The problem lies in the CBQ
> qdisc, it doesn't destroy the root-class and leaks the inner qdisc. These
> two patches for 2.4 and 2.6 fix the problem.
Awesome, good detective work guys.
Patch applied, thanks.
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