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Date:	Fri, 27 Jul 2007 14:06:23 -0700
From:	Ben Greear <>
To:	Mitch Williams <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] HW VLAN filtering control

Mitch Williams wrote:
> This patchset adds the capability to disable hardware VLAN filtering at
> runtime via the existing vconfig utility.  It's useful for debugging
> purposes.
> The first patch modifies the VLAN subsystem to define the flag, and to
> support passing the flag on to the base driver.
> The second patch modifies e1000 to support the flag.  Since it's only
> one function, other drivers can be easily modified to support this
> functionality.
> vconfig is used without modification to enable or disable filtering:
> 	# vconfig [vlan-interface] 2 1
> will disable filtering, and
> 	# vconfig [vlan-interface] 2 0
> will enable filtering.

This looks fine to me.


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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