Subject: Re: Changing the PHY status reporting
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List: tech-net
Date: 02/19/2006 23:19:26
On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 10:44:38PM +0100, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> 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
> way.

Setting vhid and so on is completely local to CARP. As I said before, I
don't like make inetsw writeable or the implications for updating all
the related structures. It also doesn't serve that much good, since it
is pretty much a side-local setting at worst anyway.