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Re: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices

To: Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 08:22:27 -0700
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On Mon, 18 Aug 2003 20:21:00 -0700
Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I never did hear a response to my comment that this
> was inadequate in this age of vlans...

Just define a rtnetlink attribute to extend the ID
number, that's all.  It's not hard work and it eliminates
the 8-bit limit.

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