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Date:	Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:05:36 +0200
From:	Eric Dumazet <>
To:	Xie Jianhua <>
Cc:, Jay Vosburgh <>,
	Veaceslav Falico <>,
	Andy Gospodarek <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Pan Jiafei <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net v2] bonding: enhance L2 hash helper with packet type

On Tue, 2014-07-15 at 15:41 +0800, Xie Jianhua wrote:
> From: Jianhua Xie <>
> Current L2 hash helper calculates destination eth addr and
> source ether addr as L2 hash factors. This patch is adding
> packet type ID field into hash factors, which can help to
> distribute different types of packets like IPv4/IPv6 packets
> to different slave devices while only BOND_XMIT_POLICY_LAYER2
> is applied.
> CC: Jay Vosburgh <>
> CC: Veaceslav Falico <>
> CC: Andy Gospodarek <>
> CC: David S. Miller <>
> CC: Pan Jiafei <>
> Suggested-by: David S. Miller <>

I do not think this patch was suggested by David.

He suggested to use skb_header_pointer() which is an implementation

Anyway, patch looks fine, even if bond_eth_hash() is no longer a leaf

Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <>

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