[Bridge] [PATCH] bonding: allow bond in mode balance-alb to work properly in bridge

Jiri Pirko jpirko at redhat.com
Thu Mar 19 04:19:28 PDT 2009

Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 11:21:43AM CET, davem at davemloft.net wrote:
>From: Jiri Pirko <jpirko at redhat.com>
>Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 09:44:45 +0100
>> Yes I was looking at this thing yesterday (uc_list). But this list serves
>> to different purpose. Do you think that it will be correct to use it for this? I
>> would maybe like to make a new list similar to this for our purpose
>> (say addr_list). I think it would be more correct.
>Whatever you do with that list privately inside of the bonding
>driver should be fine.
Well I do not need it only inside the bonding driver. I want bridge to use this
list when adding a device in it and get mac addresses from there into its
hashlist (to recognize these addresses as local).
>It might upset something in the generic code if you don't clean
>it up before deregistration of the bonding device, so just be

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