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Re: [patch] Link state reporting

To: David Brownell <david-b@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [patch] Link state reporting
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 12:56:58 -0500
Cc: Brad Hards <bhards@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, vojtech@xxxxxxx, becker@xxxxxxxxx
Organization: MandrakeSoft
References: <3C0234A5.767256DF@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <0d5601c1769a$0dad8000$6800000a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
David Brownell wrote:
> Leading to an issue I've raised before:  don't we need
> to see more active link state reporting too?  Along
> the lines of running "/sbin/hotplug net up" (or down)
> to report INTERFACE= going up or down.

As has been stated many times, netlink needs to provide this message.

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