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    Subject[patch 45/59] bonding: ARP monitoring broken on x86_64
    -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

    From: Andy Gospodarek <>

    While working with the latest bonding code I noticed a nasty problem that
    will prevent arp monitoring from always functioning correctly on x86_64
    systems. Comparing ints to longs and expecting reliable results on x86_64
    is a bad idea. With this patch, arp monitoring works correctly again.

    Signed-off-by: Andy Gospodarek <>
    Cc: "David S. Miller" <>
    Cc: Stephen Hemminger <>
    Cc: Jeff Garzik <>
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <>
    Signed-off-by: Jeff Garzik <>
    Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <>
    drivers/net/bonding/bonding.h | 7 ++++---
    1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

    --- linux-
    +++ linux-
    @@ -151,8 +151,8 @@ struct slave {
    struct slave *next;
    struct slave *prev;
    int delay;
    - u32 jiffies;
    - u32 last_arp_rx;
    + unsigned long jiffies;
    + unsigned long last_arp_rx;
    s8 link; /* one of BOND_LINK_XXXX */
    s8 state; /* one of BOND_STATE_XXXX */
    u32 original_flags;
    @@ -242,7 +242,8 @@ extern inline int slave_do_arp_validate(
    return bond->params.arp_validate & (1 << slave->state);

    -extern inline u32 slave_last_rx(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
    +extern inline unsigned long slave_last_rx(struct bonding *bond,
    + struct slave *slave)
    if (slave_do_arp_validate(bond, slave))
    return slave->last_arp_rx;
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