Subject: Re: Changing the PHY status reporting
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 02/20/2006 00:17:56
In article <20060219220505.GA717@nikita>,
Liam J. Foy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On 22:44, Sun 19 Feb 06, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 09:04:58PM +0100, email@example.com 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.