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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: introduce a list of device addresses dev_addr_list (v6)
On Tue, 05 May 2009 12:27:18 -0700 (PDT)
David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:

> From: Jiri Pirko <jpirko@redhat.com>
> Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 14:48:28 +0200
>
> > This patch introduces a new list in struct net_device and brings a set of
> > functions to handle the work with device address list. The list is a replacement
> > for the original dev_addr field and because in some situations there is need to
> > carry several device addresses with the net device. To be backward compatible,
> > dev_addr is made to point to the first member of the list so original drivers
> > sees no difference.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jpirko@redhat.com>
>
> Applied to net-next-2.6, thanks!
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Not sure if this is such a good idea since the purpose of this was to fix
a bonding/bridging interaction, but it breaks STP on bridging.


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