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Re: Patch resubmission: RFC2863 operstatus for 2.5.50

To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Patch resubmission: RFC2863 operstatus for 2.5.50
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 08:21:14 -0500 (EST)
Cc: Stefan Rompf <srompf@xxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20021210035532.GA22559@gtf.org>
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On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> I would summarize his patch as adding variable to represent literally
> ifOperStatus, along with a lock and apparatus to set this variable.
>
> The value may be deduced, without having to literally track it.

If it can be deduced then no point in tracking it.

i think my shepherding of the patch is done at this point. I'll let you
take it from here.

BTW, I still think theres need to clean up the qdisc queues when a link
goes operationaly down.

cheers,
jamal


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