On Sat, 3 Jun 2000, Ben Greear wrote:
> > I like Lennert and Gleb's because they dont use devices for the
> > abstraction rather they attach themselves to the device. You dont.
> I'm not sure you are correct here, Gleb, Lennert? Either way, my
> VLANs are **logically** attached to devices, even if they don't have
> pointers linked off of the ethernet device.
I'm not too familiar with your code, so I couldn't say. Our code keeps a
list of vlan slaves in the master ethernet device struct.
All in all I think our approaches do not differ much. The idea is the
same, at least.
> > You could use the aliasing interface if you wanted to add extra IP
> > addresses (one per VLAN).
> Maybe I want to add 20 IP aliases to a VLAN?
I think not using fake slave devices is fundamentally wrong. Of course, I
could be wrong.