[Bridge] [patch] data element sizes netlink fixes for rstpd

Srinivas M.A. srinivas.aji at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 09:37:53 PDT 2008

Sorry for the delayed reply.
Thanks for the fix.
I have applied this to my local git repository.

On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 2:42 AM, Solomon Peachy <solomon at linux-wlan.com> wrote:
> The attached patch, against Srinivas's git snapshot of May 7, fixes
> two releated problems.  The kernel's netlink handlers relating to the
> IFLA_OPERSTATE attribute use an 8-bit field, while the rstpd code was
> assuming a 32-bit integer.
> This might have worked on little-endian target, but the BE boxen I'm
> using crap all over the place with bogus numbers.
> With this patch, my BE boxen (with 2.6.22.x) come up and RSTP-away.
>  - Solomon
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