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Date:	Sun, 03 Jun 2007 11:47:34 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <>
CC:	David Miller <>,
	Patrick McHardy <>,
	Ben Greear <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] VLAN: kill_vid is only useful for VLAN filtering

Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> The interface for network device VLAN extension was confusing.
> The kill_vid function is only really useful for devices that do
> hardware filtering. Devices that only do VLAN receiption without
> filtering were being forced to provide the hook, and there were
> bugs in those devices.
> Many drivers had kill_vid routine that called vlan_group_set_device, with
> NULL, but that is done already.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <>

applied 1-5 to #upstream-fixes

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