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Date:	Sun, 03 Jun 2007 11:47:34 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
CC:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>,
	Ben Greear <greearb@...delatech.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] VLAN: kill_vid is only useful for VLAN filtering
 devices

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 <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>

applied 1-5 to #upstream-fixes


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