Subject: Re: An approach for detachable interfaces.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 11/06/1999 11:19:05
On Nov 6, 8:47am, firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill Sommerfeld) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: An approach for detachable interfaces.
| > there should be a call though to permanently flush the interface state,
| > deleting the blackhole...
| My original goal was to evolve towards a state where this could go
| away when userland deleted all the routes to the interfaces and
| addresses on the interface and brought the interface down.
| i think that having the kernel delete all this state automatically
| when the device goes away feels like the "wrong answer".
I did not say that. I said that there should be a way to force the
system to automatically delete all the state if one wanted to.