Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/net
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, source-changes@NetBSD.org>
From: Ross Harvey <email@example.com>
Date: 10/21/2005 15:56:40
> From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 11:11:38 +0000 (UTC)
> Module Name: src
> Committed By: bouyer
> Date: Fri Jun 10 11:11:38 UTC 2005
> Modified Files:
> src/sys/net: if_ethersubr.c
> Log Message:
> As ether_input() is always called at IPL_NET, there is no need to
> protect the IF_* operations with splnet()/splx().
> To generate a diff of this commit:
> cvs rdiff -r1.125 -r1.126 src/sys/net/if_ethersubr.c
> Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
> copyright notices on the relevant files.
There are over 100 different ether_input() call sites.
Are you sure that none of them are ever made at splsoftnet()?
(Perhaps from a callout?) I too wondered if the splnet()
was redundant; perhaps the idea was to require only splsoftnet().