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Date:	Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:52:59 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/1] net: ppp: reset nextseq counter when
 enabling SC_MULTILINK

From: Christoph Schulz <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:51:03 +0200

> From: Christoph Schulz <>
> If using a demand-dialled PPP unit for a PPP multilink master, the pppd
> daemon needs to reset the sequence counter between two connections. This
> allows the daemon to reuse the PPP unit instead of destroying and recreating
> it. As there is no API to reset the counter, this patch resets the counter
> whenever the SC_MULTILINK flag is set.
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Schulz <>
> ---
> Note that the stock pppd does not yet support multilink PPP over a
> demand-dialled interface. I used a locally patched version for testing.

Applied, thanks Christoph.
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