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Re: RFC: Redirect-Device

To: Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: RFC: Redirect-Device
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 14:21:16 -0800
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On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 14:04:11 -0800
Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > You could extend and use ethtool.  That is what it's there for.
> The IOCTLs I need are very specific and will only be used for
> the redirect module.  I don't think it would be worth adding
> a function pointer to the ethtool-ops, but if that is what you
> prefer I can do so.

I'll let Jeff make this call.

> With regard to the compat:  I did a quick search for 'vlan' in that
> file, thinking I'd mimic whatever was done for the .1q module.  There
> is no mention of vlan anywhere in there.

fs/compat_ioctl.c includes some files, perhaps you should check
some of those out.  In particular, what you seek might, just might,
be discoverd in include/linux/compat_ioctl.h

Also see Stephen's commentary wrt. sysfs

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