• Taehee Yoo's avatar
    net: core: add generic lockdep keys · ab92d68f
    Taehee Yoo authored
    Some interface types could be nested.
    These interface types should set lockdep class because, without lockdep
    class key, lockdep always warn about unexisting circular locking.
    In the current code, these interfaces have their own lockdep class keys and
    these manage itself. So that there are so many duplicate code around the
    /driver/net and /net/.
    This patch adds new generic lockdep keys and some helper functions for it.
    This patch does below changes.
    a) Add lockdep class keys in struct net_device
       - qdisc_running, xmit, addr_list, qdisc_busylock
       - these keys are used as dynamic lockdep key.
    b) When net_device is being allocated, lockdep keys are registered.
       - alloc_netdev_mqs()
    c) When net_device is being free'd llockdep keys are unregistered.
       - free_netdev()
    d) Add generic lockdep key helper function
       - netdev_register_lockdep_key()
       - netdev_unregister_lockdep_key()
       - netdev_update_lockdep_key()
    e) Remove unnecessary generic lockdep macro and functions
    f) Remove unnecessary lockdep code of each interfaces.
    After this patch, each interface modules don't need to maintain
    their lockdep keys.
    Signed-off-by: default avatarTaehee Yoo <ap420073@gmail.com>
    Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>