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Re: [PATCH 2.6] vlan ioctl propagation (rev.2)

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6] vlan ioctl propagation (rev.2)
From: bert hubert <ahu@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2004 23:10:37 +0200
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 02:39:28PM -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Here is a redo of the patch to propagate ethtool and mii ioctl's
> on vlan's to the underlying real device.  This time the request
> is copied to a new buffer, to avoid the colon name rewrite issues.

Is this really what we want? We also don't make virtual IPs appear as real
interfaces anymore. Virtual devices are just that - virtual.

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