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Why /sys/class/net/*/features is read-only?

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Subject: Why /sys/class/net/*/features is read-only?
From: "Catalin(ux aka Dino) BOIE" <util@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 10:46:50 +0300 (EEST)
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Hello!

Why features file is read-only. If an admin want to force some attributes, we can let them, right?

This way, an admin can force SG and HW_CSUM on a bridge, for example. ;)

I can make a patch, if you want.

Thank you!
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Catalin(ux aka Dino) BOIE
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