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Date:	Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:41:49 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	zhuyj <>
Cc:	Willy Tarreau <>, "David S. Miller" <>,,,,,,,,
	"Yang, Zhangle (Eric)" <>,
	"Wu, Kuaikuai" <>,
	"Tao, Yue" <>
Subject: Re: in kernel 2.6.x, tun/tap nic supports vlan packets

On Wed, 2014-04-23 at 15:48 +0800, zhuyj wrote:
> On 04/23/2014 01:53 AM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > For what it's worth, I would recommend against applying this.  I don't
> > think even Red Hat has backported the VLAN changes, and they have been
> > quite aggressive about backporting features to RHEL 6.
> If we do not merge these patches, maybe RHEL 6 can not make tap driver 
> support vlan well.

RHEL 6 isn't based on 2.6.32.y, they do all their own backporting.


Ben Hutchings
Beware of programmers who carry screwdrivers. - Leonard Brandwein

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