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Re: "eth%d" - net dev name in 2.6?

To: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
Subject: Re: "eth%d" - net dev name in 2.6?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 15:59:06 +0100
Cc: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, netdev@oss.sgi.com
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On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 02:53:46AM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

> I have no idea, but I've seen a similar bug report at
> http://bugs.debian.org/234817

This affects drivers/net/ne.c, so I'm adding netdev to the cc list.

Same problem, dereferencing net_device->name before register_netdev().
That's caused by a bit toooo quick and sloopy conversion from
init_etherdev to alloc_etherdev & register_netdev.

  Ralf

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