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Date:	Wed, 26 Mar 2008 00:15:57 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [VLAN]: Don't copy ALLMULTI/PROMISC flags from underlying

From: Patrick McHardy <>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 06:44:40 +0100

> commit 23309e2679f45ffd6406a269310742a05eabfd99
> Author: Patrick McHardy <>
> Date:   Wed Mar 26 06:29:07 2008 +0100
>     [VLAN]: Don't copy ALLMULTI/PROMISC flags from underlying device
>     Changing these flags requires to use dev_set_allmulti/dev_set_promiscuity
>     or dev_change_flags. Setting it directly causes two unwanted effects:
>     - the next dev_change_flags call will notice a difference between
>       dev->gflags and the actual flags, enable promisc/allmulti
>       mode and incorrectly update dev->gflags
>     - this keeps the underlying device in promisc/allmulti mode until
>       the VLAN device is deleted
>     Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <>

Applied and I'll queue this up for -stable too.
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