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Date:	Thu, 27 Sep 2007 12:34:36 +0200
From:	Daniel Lezcano <>
To:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>
CC:	David Miller <>,
	Linux Containers <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/4] net ipv4: When possible test for IFF_LOOPBACK and
 not dev == loopback_dev

Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Now that multiple loopback devices are becoming possible it makes
> the code a little cleaner and more maintainable to test if a deivice
> is th a loopback device by testing dev->flags & IFF_LOOPBACK instead
> of dev == loopback_dev.
> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <>

Urs Thuermann posted the patch:

	[PATCH 5/7] CAN: Add virtual CAN netdevice driver

This network driver set its flag to IFF_LOOPBACK for testing.
Is it possible this can be a collision with your patch ?

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