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    SubjectRe: [RFD] Automatic suspend
    On Mon 2009-02-16 14:23:41, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
    > On Sun, 2009-02-15 at 18:20 -0800, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > > what this needs is a separation between "interface down, all off" and
    > > "interface down enough so that link detection works".
    > > Some NICs can go all the way down and still do link detection, others
    > > cannot. This is obviously something the driver will know, nothing else
    > > in the system should know.
    > Sure, my point was just that the driver cannot make the decision to go
    > all-off (and thus not detect link) without some kind of user setting
    > allowing it to do so.

    Maybe we need ifconfig eth0 reallyreallydown ?

    (cesky, pictures)

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