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SubjectRE: [BETA-0.92] Third test release of Tigon3 driver
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Sounds good to me, this should work nicely.

Chris

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David S. Miller [mailto:davem@redhat.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 2:57 PM
>
> This is exactly the kind of thing I wanted people to discover
> and discuss. Thanks for bringing this up.
>
> It would be quite simple to hook back into your driver for this
> purpose, proposed API:
>
> /* For netdev->features */
> #define NETIF_F_HW_VLAN_FILTER 1024
>
> /* For NETIF_F_VLAN_RX_FILTER devices */
> void (*vlan_rx_new_vid)(struct net_device *dev,
> unsigned short vid);
>
> We call dev->vlan_rx_kill_vid() in all cases because it has to
> deal with interlocking, as described in an earlier email.
>
> But if NETIF_F_HW_VLAN_FILTER is set, when new VLAN devices are
> registered that go through your card, you will get a
> dev->vlan_rx_new_vid() call.
>
> I do not think you would need any more informatin than the
> VID itself. If this is wrong, tell me now :-)
>
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