Subject: Re: An approach for detachable interfaces.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/05/1999 18:26:33
On Fri, Nov 05, 1999 at 03:44:00PM -0500, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> I'd be interested in hearing from anyone else besides Jonathan who
> thinks that allowing for hot-swap replacement of a removed, possibly
> failed, interface with a card with a different MAC address is
> fundamentally broken.

I think that his point that replacing one card of type X with another
card of type X should not automatically, by default, cause the "hot-swap"
behaviour is quite valid.

Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
	"And where do all these highways go, now that we are free?"