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authorDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2008-11-07 22:52:14 -0800
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2008-11-07 22:52:14 -0800
commit3d8160b1493bcadca74fbb635d79b3928b8999cf (patch)
tree901a01cd2170f4eddaba38e05b17683acb9cc0de /net
parent167c6274c30d17c41742096d1a12c32bd3b7e366 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.38-lt-ux500-3d8160b1493bcadca74fbb635d79b3928b8999cf.tar.gz
Revert "net: Guaranetee the proper ordering of the loopback device."
This reverts commit ae33bc40c0d96d02f51a996482ea7e41c5152695.
Diffstat (limited to 'net')
-rw-r--r--net/core/dev.c12
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/net/core/dev.c b/net/core/dev.c
index e0dc67a789b..2306d56fbb5 100644
--- a/net/core/dev.c
+++ b/net/core/dev.c
@@ -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;