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Date:	Tue, 23 Mar 2010 09:49:16 +0800
From:	Cong Wang <>
To:	Andy Gospodarek <>
	Andy Gospodarek <>,
	Neil Horman <>,
	Stephen Hemminger <>,,
	Jay Vosburgh <>,
	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [RFC Patch 3/3] bonding: make bonding support netpoll

Andy Gospodarek wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 04:17:40AM -0400, Amerigo Wang wrote:
>> Based on Andy's work, but I modify a lot.
>> Similar to the patch for bridge, this patch does:
>> 1) implement the 4 methods to support netpoll for bonding;
>> 2) modify netpoll during forwarding packets in bonding;
>> 3) disable netpoll support of bridge when a netpoll-unabled device
>>    is added to bonding;
>> 4) enable netpoll support when all underlying devices support netpoll.
>> Cc: Andy Gospodarek <>
>> Cc: Neil Horman <>
>> Cc: Jay Vosburgh <>
>> Cc: David Miller <>
>> Signed-off-by: WANG Cong <>
> How much testing was done on this?
> One of the potential problems with this code is how gracefully the
> system can handle tear-down of interfaces or removal of the bonding
> module when netconsole is active.  Was that tested heavily?

For this case you mention, I did test it, but what I did is mainly basic
functionality testing, including bonding over bridge and bridge over bonding.

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