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Re: SIOCSIFADDR for AF_INET
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 05:55:27PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> while testing agr(4) with a cisco switch, I discovered that agr
> relies on SIOCSIFADDR for AF_INET doing something usefull:
I think that it relies on SIOCINITIFADDR for AF_LINK to do something
> ifconfig agr0 agrport epic0 agrport wm0 works, while
> ifconfig agr0 agrport wm0 agrport epic0 doens't.
As Thor says, Darran hacked wm0 especially to deal with this.
> What is the correct way of doing this ? ifconfig(4) uses SIOCALIFADDR
> for this, but this works on a socket not a ifp; can it easily be used from
> a kernel interface driver ?
agr(4) should create an AF_LINK socket and use it in a call to
ifioctl(..., SIOCALIFADDR, ...). It needs to call that in a thread
David Young OJC Technologies
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