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SubjectRe: [RFC-2] Configuring Synchronous Interfaces in Linux
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > I think we need few ioctl calls: get + set media (int argument),
> > get + set speed (probably two - RX and TX), etc.
> > In my 2.4 HDLC stuff - to be published :-( - there something like that
> > (in private ioctl range, of course).
>
> I think we are agreeing
>
> I'm saying use something like
>
> struct
> {
> u16 media_group;
> union
> {
> struct hdlc_physical ...
> struct hdlc_bitstream
> struct hdlc_protocol
> struct fr_protocol
> struct eth_physical

Not yet another one for eth... We now have ethtool for this. And a
generic netdevice::set_config wrapper can be created that simply calls
the ethtool ioctl with the proper info and locking.

Jeff


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