Commit b4f79e5c authored by Ben Hutchings's avatar Ben Hutchings Committed by David S. Miller
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ethtool: Remove exception to the requirement of holding RTNL lock

Commit e52ac339

 ('net: Use device
model to get driver name in skb_gso_segment()') removed the only
in-tree caller of ethtool ops that doesn't hold the RTNL lock.

Signed-off-by: default avatarBen Hutchings <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 44c14c1d
......@@ -896,8 +896,7 @@ static inline u32 ethtool_rxfh_indir_default(u32 index, u32 n_rx_rings)
* All operations are optional (i.e. the function pointer may be set
* to %NULL) and callers must take this into account. Callers must
* hold the RTNL, except that for @get_drvinfo the caller may or may
* not hold the RTNL.
* hold the RTNL lock.
* See the structures used by these operations for further documentation.
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