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authorWang Chen <wangchen@cn.fujitsu.com>2008-12-08 01:14:16 -0800
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2008-12-08 01:14:16 -0800
commitb74ca3a896b9ab5f952bc440154758e708c48884 (patch)
treecc67fc67ddd6ac20e25b1060ab633a4d5c4e6ee8
parent5a001a070e032bea1be563b13ebf9819cd5e54d4 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.38-lt-ux500-b74ca3a896b9ab5f952bc440154758e708c48884.tar.gz
netdevice: Kill netdev->priv
This is the last shoot of this series. After I removing all directly reference of netdev->priv, I am killing "priv" of "struct net_device" and fixing relative comments/docs. Anyone will not be allowed to reference netdev->priv directly. If you want to reference the memory of private data, use netdev_priv() instead. If the private data is not allocted when alloc_netdev(), use netdev->ml_priv to point that memory after you creating that private data. Signed-off-by: Wang Chen <wangchen@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/driver.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/3c501.h2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/atp.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/eexpress.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/forcedeth.c4
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/lance.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/myri_sbus.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/pci-skeleton.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/sun3_82586.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/sunbmac.c2
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/tokenring/3c359.c5
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/via-rhine.c9
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/wireless/strip.c2
-rw-r--r--include/linux/hdlc.h2
-rw-r--r--include/linux/netdevice.h1
-rw-r--r--net/atm/mpc.c4
-rw-r--r--net/core/dev.c6
18 files changed, 24 insertions, 29 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/driver.txt b/Documentation/networking/driver.txt
index ea72d2e66ca..03283daa64f 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/driver.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/driver.txt
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ Transmit path guidelines:
static int drv_hard_start_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb,
struct net_device *dev)
{
- struct drv *dp = dev->priv;
+ struct drv *dp = netdev_priv(dev);
lock_tx(dp);
...
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt b/Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt
index d0f71fc7f78..a2ab6a0b116 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ There are routines in net_init.c to handle the common cases of
alloc_etherdev, alloc_netdev. These reserve extra space for driver
private data which gets freed when the network device is freed. If
separately allocated data is attached to the network device
-(dev->priv) then it is up to the module exit handler to free that.
+(netdev_priv(dev)) then it is up to the module exit handler to free that.
MTU
===
diff --git a/drivers/net/3c501.h b/drivers/net/3c501.h
index cfec64efff7..f40b0493337 100644
--- a/drivers/net/3c501.h
+++ b/drivers/net/3c501.h
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ static const struct ethtool_ops netdev_ethtool_ops;
static int el_debug = EL_DEBUG;
/*
- * Board-specific info in dev->priv.
+ * Board-specific info in netdev_priv(dev).
*/
struct net_local
diff --git a/drivers/net/atp.c b/drivers/net/atp.c
index 7028b276dfd..1d6b74c5d6c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/atp.c
+++ b/drivers/net/atp.c
@@ -420,7 +420,7 @@ static unsigned short __init eeprom_op(long ioaddr, u32 cmd)
registers that "should" only need to be set once at boot, so that
there is non-reboot way to recover if something goes wrong.
- This is an attachable device: if there is no dev->priv entry then it wasn't
+ This is an attachable device: if there is no private entry then it wasn't
probed for at boot-time, and we need to probe for it again.
*/
static int net_open(struct net_device *dev)
diff --git a/drivers/net/eexpress.c b/drivers/net/eexpress.c
index a125e41240f..9ff3f2f5e38 100644
--- a/drivers/net/eexpress.c
+++ b/drivers/net/eexpress.c
@@ -1046,7 +1046,7 @@ static void eexp_hw_tx_pio(struct net_device *dev, unsigned short *buf,
/*
* Sanity check the suspected EtherExpress card
* Read hardware address, reset card, size memory and initialize buffer
- * memory pointers. These are held in dev->priv, in case someone has more
+ * memory pointers. These are held in netdev_priv(), in case someone has more
* than one card in a machine.
*/
diff --git a/drivers/net/forcedeth.c b/drivers/net/forcedeth.c
index 12384df8cb2..1f2b24743ee 100644
--- a/drivers/net/forcedeth.c
+++ b/drivers/net/forcedeth.c
@@ -712,12 +712,12 @@ struct nv_skb_map {
/*
* SMP locking:
- * All hardware access under dev->priv->lock, except the performance
+ * All hardware access under netdev_priv(dev)->lock, except the performance
* critical parts:
* - rx is (pseudo-) lockless: it relies on the single-threading provided
* by the arch code for interrupts.
* - tx setup is lockless: it relies on netif_tx_lock. Actual submission
- * needs dev->priv->lock :-(
+ * needs netdev_priv(dev)->lock :-(
* - set_multicast_list: preparation lockless, relies on netif_tx_lock.
*/
diff --git a/drivers/net/lance.c b/drivers/net/lance.c
index e81b6113ed9..d7afb938ea6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/lance.c
+++ b/drivers/net/lance.c
@@ -519,7 +519,7 @@ static int __init lance_probe1(struct net_device *dev, int ioaddr, int irq, int
}
}
- /* We can't allocate dev->priv from alloc_etherdev() because it must
+ /* We can't allocate private data from alloc_etherdev() because it must
a ISA DMA-able region. */
chipname = chip_table[lance_version].name;
printk("%s: %s at %#3x, ", dev->name, chipname, ioaddr);
diff --git a/drivers/net/myri_sbus.c b/drivers/net/myri_sbus.c
index 6833f65f8ae..899ed065a14 100644
--- a/drivers/net/myri_sbus.c
+++ b/drivers/net/myri_sbus.c
@@ -1091,7 +1091,7 @@ static int __devinit myri_sbus_probe(struct of_device *op, const struct of_devic
err_free_irq:
free_irq(dev->irq, dev);
err:
- /* This will also free the co-allocated 'dev->priv' */
+ /* This will also free the co-allocated private data*/
free_netdev(dev);
return -ENODEV;
}
diff --git a/drivers/net/pci-skeleton.c b/drivers/net/pci-skeleton.c
index b23b5c397b1..c95fd72c3bb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/pci-skeleton.c
+++ b/drivers/net/pci-skeleton.c
@@ -781,7 +781,7 @@ static int __devinit netdrv_init_one (struct pci_dev *pdev,
dev->irq = pdev->irq;
dev->base_addr = (unsigned long) ioaddr;
- /* dev->priv/tp zeroed and aligned in alloc_etherdev */
+ /* netdev_priv()/tp zeroed and aligned in alloc_etherdev */
tp = netdev_priv(dev);
/* note: tp->chipset set in netdrv_init_board */
diff --git a/drivers/net/sun3_82586.c b/drivers/net/sun3_82586.c
index e8f97d5c9c2..e0d84772771 100644
--- a/drivers/net/sun3_82586.c
+++ b/drivers/net/sun3_82586.c
@@ -209,7 +209,7 @@ static int sun3_82586_open(struct net_device *dev)
static int check586(struct net_device *dev,char *where,unsigned size)
{
struct priv pb;
- struct priv *p = /* (struct priv *) dev->priv*/ &pb;
+ struct priv *p = &pb;
char *iscp_addr;
int i;
diff --git a/drivers/net/sunbmac.c b/drivers/net/sunbmac.c
index 977b3e08bbf..7f69c7f176c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/sunbmac.c
+++ b/drivers/net/sunbmac.c
@@ -1233,7 +1233,7 @@ fail_and_cleanup:
bp->bmac_block,
bp->bblock_dvma);
- /* This also frees the co-located 'dev->priv' */
+ /* This also frees the co-located private data */
free_netdev(dev);
return -ENODEV;
}
diff --git a/drivers/net/tokenring/3c359.c b/drivers/net/tokenring/3c359.c
index e7a944657cf..43853e3b210 100644
--- a/drivers/net/tokenring/3c359.c
+++ b/drivers/net/tokenring/3c359.c
@@ -296,8 +296,9 @@ static int __devinit xl_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev,
} ;
/*
- * Allowing init_trdev to allocate the dev->priv structure will align xl_private
- * on a 32 bytes boundary which we need for the rx/tx descriptors
+ * Allowing init_trdev to allocate the private data will align
+ * xl_private on a 32 bytes boundary which we need for the rx/tx
+ * descriptors
*/
dev = alloc_trdev(sizeof(struct xl_private)) ;
diff --git a/drivers/net/via-rhine.c b/drivers/net/via-rhine.c
index 93b74b7b707..8d405c83df8 100644
--- a/drivers/net/via-rhine.c
+++ b/drivers/net/via-rhine.c
@@ -191,12 +191,13 @@ IIId. Synchronization
The driver runs as two independent, single-threaded flows of control. One
is the send-packet routine, which enforces single-threaded use by the
-dev->priv->lock spinlock. The other thread is the interrupt handler, which
-is single threaded by the hardware and interrupt handling software.
+netdev_priv(dev)->lock spinlock. The other thread is the interrupt handler,
+which is single threaded by the hardware and interrupt handling software.
The send packet thread has partial control over the Tx ring. It locks the
-dev->priv->lock whenever it's queuing a Tx packet. If the next slot in the ring
-is not available it stops the transmit queue by calling netif_stop_queue.
+netdev_priv(dev)->lock whenever it's queuing a Tx packet. If the next slot in
+the ring is not available it stops the transmit queue by
+calling netif_stop_queue.
The interrupt handler has exclusive control over the Rx ring and records stats
from the Tx ring. After reaping the stats, it marks the Tx queue entry as
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/strip.c b/drivers/net/wireless/strip.c
index 692e6c5e009..dd0de3a9ed4 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/strip.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/strip.c
@@ -2494,7 +2494,7 @@ static void strip_dev_setup(struct net_device *dev)
dev->type = ARPHRD_METRICOM; /* dtang */
dev->hard_header_len = sizeof(STRIP_Header);
/*
- * dev->priv Already holds a pointer to our struct strip
+ * netdev_priv(dev) Already holds a pointer to our struct strip
*/
*(MetricomAddress *) & dev->broadcast = broadcast_address;
diff --git a/include/linux/hdlc.h b/include/linux/hdlc.h
index e960faac609..fd47a151665 100644
--- a/include/linux/hdlc.h
+++ b/include/linux/hdlc.h
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ struct hdlc_proto {
};
-/* Pointed to by dev->priv */
+/* Pointed to by netdev_priv(dev) */
typedef struct hdlc_device {
/* used by HDLC layer to take control over HDLC device from hw driver*/
int (*attach)(struct net_device *dev,
diff --git a/include/linux/netdevice.h b/include/linux/netdevice.h
index 0df0db068ac..47e73152831 100644
--- a/include/linux/netdevice.h
+++ b/include/linux/netdevice.h
@@ -785,7 +785,6 @@ struct net_device
/*
* One part is mostly used on xmit path (device)
*/
- void *priv; /* pointer to private data */
/* These may be needed for future network-power-down code. */
unsigned long trans_start; /* Time (in jiffies) of last Tx */
diff --git a/net/atm/mpc.c b/net/atm/mpc.c
index 12e9ea371db..039d5cc72c3 100644
--- a/net/atm/mpc.c
+++ b/net/atm/mpc.c
@@ -341,8 +341,8 @@ static const char *mpoa_device_type_string(char type)
}
/*
- * lec device calls this via its dev->priv->lane2_ops->associate_indicator()
- * when it sees a TLV in LE_ARP packet.
+ * lec device calls this via its netdev_priv(dev)->lane2_ops
+ * ->associate_indicator() when it sees a TLV in LE_ARP packet.
* We fill in the pointer above when we see a LANE2 lec initializing
* See LANE2 spec 3.1.5
*
diff --git a/net/core/dev.c b/net/core/dev.c
index 4615e9a443a..f54cac76438 100644
--- a/net/core/dev.c
+++ b/net/core/dev.c
@@ -4378,12 +4378,6 @@ struct net_device *alloc_netdev_mq(int sizeof_priv, const char *name,
dev->num_tx_queues = queue_count;
dev->real_num_tx_queues = queue_count;
- if (sizeof_priv) {
- dev->priv = ((char *)dev +
- ((sizeof(struct net_device) + NETDEV_ALIGN_CONST)
- & ~NETDEV_ALIGN_CONST));
- }
-
dev->gso_max_size = GSO_MAX_SIZE;
netdev_init_queues(dev);