Subject: Re: Changing the PHY status reporting
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Liam J. Foy <email@example.com>
Date: 02/19/2006 22:05:05
On 22:44, Sun 19 Feb 06, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 09:04:58PM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 07:47:50PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > > >I agree with Joerg here. We could make it so the user can choose an
> > > >appropiate number.
> > >
> > > Just make it a sysctl :-) Then the user can choose...
> > I'm not sure whether messing with inetsw at run-time is such a good
> > idea.
> There must be an ioctl to set the vhid, password and so on. Let's extend
> the ioctl to specify also the protocol number. ifconfig could then read the
> protocol number from /etc/protocols and tell it to the kernel driver this
I really like this idea. However, we would need to decide some
default in my opinion.
Liam J. Foy