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Re: [bonding] Add basic support for dynamic configuration of bond interf

To: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [bonding] Add basic support for dynamic configuration of bond interfaces
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 12 Jan 2004 08:51:02 -0500
Cc: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>, greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, amir.noam@xxxxxxxxx, bonding-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Can you point to specifics that break 64 bit emulation so we can avoid
I have to admit the pf_key interaction is relatively unorthrodox but
looked fine.
What are the things you will perform surgery on?


On Mon, 2004-01-12 at 07:38, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Jan 2004 16:59:10 -0500
> Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > ioctls are a pain for 32/64-bit emulation layers too.  It seems much 
> > easier to define a netlink protocol family of some sort and communicate 
> > that way.
> Actually that's not true. netlink is far worse for emulation layers when you
> break the protocol. e.g. the current ipsec/pf_key protocol is not compatible
> on x86-64 and it is near impossible to fix it without major surgery.
> With ioctls it would be far easier to fixbecause the infrastructure for 
> emulation
> is already there.
> -Andi

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