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Date:	Sat, 01 Feb 2014 16:53:52 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RESEND net-next v3 0/2] bonding: Fix some issues for

From: Ding Tianhong <>
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:58:35 +0800

> The parameter fail_over_mac only affect active-backup mode, if it was
> set to active or follow and works with other modes, just like RR or XOR
> mode, the bonding could not set all slaves to the master's address, it
> will cause the slave could not work well with master.
> v1->v2: According Jay's suggestion, that we should permit setting an option
> 	at any time, but only have it take effect in active-backup mode, so
> 	I add mode checking together with fail_over_mac during enslavement and
> 	rebuild the patches.
> v2->v3: The correct way to fix the problem is that we should not add restrictions when
>     	setting options, just need to modify the bond enslave and removal processing
>     	to check the mode in addition to fail_over_mac when setting a slave's MAC during
>     	enslavement. The change active slave processing already only calls the fail_over_mac
>     	function when in active-backup mode.
> 	Remove the cleanup patch because the net-next is frozen now.

This series has been rotting in patchwork for a week, and desperately
needs someone to review it.
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