[Bridge] [PATCH] bonding: allow bond in mode balance-alb to work properly in bridge -try4

Jiri Pirko jpirko at redhat.com
Mon Mar 30 05:52:00 PDT 2009

Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 02:47:59PM CEST, kaber at trash.net wrote:
> Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> Currently I'm thinking the way. What I have on mind:
>> I would like to add a list into struct net_device to contain all mac addresses
>> of the device. I would also like to use similar interface to handle them as
>> currently is for uc_list and mc_list. However I do not like that these lists are
>> not using standard list_head but they are propriate lists only for this purpose.
>> I'm thinking about converting them to use list_head first. Or maybe ignore them
>> and do the new list for macs in parallel?
> Using list_heads in the address lists would require some pretty large
> amount of work since you'd need to convert all the drivers. 

Yes, I'm aware of it...
> I'm all
> in favour of doing this, but I wouldn't make the fix depend on that
> work.

ok so you are suggesting to use the current list struct?

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