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Date:	Thu, 19 Jul 2007 01:23:50 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
To:	"Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <>
Subject: Re: Question: how to detect if a qdisc is root or not?

Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P wrote:
> I've been tracking down an issue with the recent multiqueue code,
> specifically with sch_prio and sch_rr loading as a root qdisc.  Right
> now, we do not want to allow child qdiscs of sch_rr and sch_prio to load
> with multiqueue enabled; we want to restrict multiqueue-enabled qdiscs
> to the root qdisc (since this is the only thing to push into the
> device).  The issue I have is I don't know how to detect if the qdisc
> I'm currently processing is the root qdisc, or if it's a child.  From
> sch_prio.c:
>         q->mq = RTA_GET_FLAG(tb[TCA_PRIO_MQ - 1]);
>         if (q->mq) {
>                 if (sch->handle != TC_H_ROOT)
>                         return -EINVAL;
>                 if (netif_is_multiqueue(sch->dev)) { 
> Unfortunately, this code isn't working.  This sch->handle is the handle
> assigned to the qdisc upon creation, and it's not TC_H_ROOT.

You're right, thats a bug. TC_H_ROOT is the parent ID, which is
stored in sch->parent. IIRC its also passed to the ->init() function.

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