Commit 3d8160b1 authored by David S. Miller's avatar David S. Miller
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Revert "net: Guaranetee the proper ordering of the loopback device."

This reverts commit ae33bc40.
parent 167c6274
......@@ -204,8 +204,17 @@ static __net_exit void loopback_net_exit(struct net *net)
/* Registered in net/core/dev.c */
struct pernet_operations __net_initdata loopback_net_ops = {
static struct pernet_operations __net_initdata loopback_net_ops = {
.init = loopback_net_init,
.exit = loopback_net_exit,
static int __init loopback_init(void)
return register_pernet_device(&loopback_net_ops);
/* Loopback is special. It should be initialized before any other network
* device and network subsystem.
......@@ -1766,7 +1766,6 @@ static inline int skb_bond_should_drop(struct sk_buff *skb)
return 0;
extern struct pernet_operations __net_initdata loopback_net_ops;
#endif /* __KERNEL__ */
#endif /* _LINUX_DEV_H */
......@@ -4909,18 +4909,6 @@ static int __init net_dev_init(void)
if (register_pernet_subsys(&netdev_net_ops))
goto out;
/* The loopback device is special if any other network devices
* is present in a network namespace the loopback device must
* be present. Since we now dynamically allocate and free the
* loopback device ensure this invariant is maintained by
* keeping the loopback device as the first device on the
* list of network devices. Ensuring the loopback devices
* is the first device that appears and the last network device
* that disappears.
if (register_pernet_device(&loopback_net_ops))
goto out;
if (register_pernet_device(&default_device_ops))
goto out;
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