Commit e008b5fc authored by Eric W. Biederman's avatar Eric W. Biederman Committed by David S. Miller

net: Simplfy default_device_exit and improve batching.

- Defer dellink to net_cleanup() allowing for batching.
- Fix comment.
- Use for_each_netdev_safe again as dev_change_net_namespace touches
  at most one network device (unlike veth dellink).
Signed-off-by: default avatarEric W. Biederman <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 999b6d39
......@@ -5736,14 +5736,13 @@ static struct pernet_operations __net_initdata netdev_net_ops = {
static void __net_exit default_device_exit(struct net *net)
struct net_device *dev;
struct net_device *dev, *aux;
* Push all migratable of the network devices back to the
* Push all migratable network devices back to the
* initial network namespace
for_each_netdev(net, dev) {
for_each_netdev_safe(net, dev, aux) {
int err;
char fb_name[IFNAMSIZ];
......@@ -5751,11 +5750,9 @@ restart:
if (dev->features & NETIF_F_NETNS_LOCAL)
/* Delete virtual devices */
if (dev->rtnl_link_ops && dev->rtnl_link_ops->dellink) {
dev->rtnl_link_ops->dellink(dev, NULL);
goto restart;
/* Leave virtual devices for the generic cleanup */
if (dev->rtnl_link_ops)
/* Push remaing network devices to init_net */
snprintf(fb_name, IFNAMSIZ, "dev%d", dev->ifindex);
......@@ -5765,7 +5762,6 @@ restart:
__func__, dev->name, err);
goto restart;
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