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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 /net
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>
Diffstat (limited to 'net')
-rw-r--r--net/atm/mpc.c4
-rw-r--r--net/core/dev.c6
2 files changed, 2 insertions, 8 deletions
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);