Will Newton wrote:
>>From 0e3ec7f78e115533e4aca9ac067acbc33eb0a21f Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001

> From: Will Newton
> Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 10:52:36 +0000
> Subject: [PATCH] drivers/net/smc911x.c: Fix lockdep warning on xmit.
>
> dev_kfree_skb should not be called with irqs disabled, use dev_kfree_skb_irq
> instead. The warning caused looks like this:
>
> ================================================== ====
> [ INFO: hard-safe -> hard-unsafe lock order detected ]
> 2.6.28-rc1 #273
> ------------------------------------------------------
> swapper/0 [HC0[0]:SC1[2]:HE0:SE0] is trying to acquire:
> (clock-AF_INET){-..+}, at: [<4015c17c>] _sock_def_write_space+0x28/0xd8
>
> and this task is already holding:
> (&lp->lock){++..}, at: [<4013f230>] _smc911x_hard_start_xmit+0x30/0x4b8
> which would create a new lock dependency:
> (&lp->lock){++..} -> (clock-AF_INET){-..+}
>
> Signed-off-by: Will Newton
> ---
> drivers/net/smc911x.c | 2 +-
> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/smc911x.c b/drivers/net/smc911x.c
> index f59c777..5051554 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/smc911x.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/smc911x.c
> @@ -499,7 +499,7 @@ static void smc911x_hardware_send_pkt(struct
> net_device *dev)
> #else
> SMC_PUSH_DATA(lp, buf, len);
> dev->trans_start = jiffies;
> - dev_kfree_skb(skb);
> + dev_kfree_skb_irq(skb);
> #endif
> if (!lp->tx_throttle) {
> netif_wake_queue(dev);


applied manually, your patch was corrupted


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