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Date:	Tue, 10 Apr 2007 12:27:59 +0200
From:	Johannes Berg <>
To:	Patrick McHardy <>
Cc:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	David Miller <>,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: Add etun driver

On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 11:52 +0200, Patrick McHardy wrote:

> Without having thought much about it yet, roughly like this:
> - driver receives RTM_NEWLINK message (under rtnl)
> - driver allocates new device
> - driver initializes device based on content of RTM_NEWLINK message
> - driver returns

Sounds good to me, but where's the advantage over something that isn't
generic if RTM_NEWLINK contains totally different things depending on
the subsystem like wireless where it'd have to contain the hardware


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