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>>>>> "jamal" == jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Lower layer is down, f.e. ethernet interfaces below a VLAN
>> Interface link beat/framing is missing (current netif_carrier_o* maps
Are there docs on these interfaces somewhere?
jamal> Good naming convention for the above two.
>> Another form of keepalive is missing
jamal> Not clear on this one.
PPP, for instance, does keepalives.
An IPsec tunnel might also use such a mechanism (we have plans).
jamal> Also the only time IFOP_DOWN_LOWERLAYER makes sense is when the top
jamal> stacked device is actually admin up (but none of the lower devices
jamal> operationally UP)
There are very good operational reasons why this is often done...
It would be nice to see this kind of stuff in diagnostics.
] ON HUMILITY: to err is human. To moo, bovine. | firewalls [
] Michael Richardson, Sandelman Software Works, Ottawa, ON |net architect[
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Comment: Finger me for keys
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