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Date:	Tue, 24 Jun 2008 13:38:52 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
To:	Wang Chen <>
CC:	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Jeff Garzik <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 7/8] macvlan: Check return of dev_set_allmulti

Wang Chen wrote:
> Patrick McHardy said the following on 2008-6-20 17:45:
>> Please change this to use gotos for rollback on error.
> allmulti might overflow.
> Commit: "netdevice: Fix promiscuity and allmulti overflow" in net-next makes
> dev_set_promiscuity/allmulti return error number if overflow happened.
> Here, we check the positive increment for allmulti to get error return.
> Signed-off-by: Wang Chen <>

Acked-by: Patrick McHardy <>
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