On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 12:15:51AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> This netif_running() check is not necessary, and in fact
> In fact, if ethernet drivers erroneously do this, this causes
> them to fail to support the ALB bonding driver modes which
> require on-the-fly MAC address changes while the interface is
I just took a look in drivers/net/
all use that netif_running() check when setting the MAC. I actually just pulled
the function from net_init.c for the tun change. Are these broken?
(I'm asking in total ignorance so be gentle :).