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Date:   Tue, 22 Sep 2020 09:37:28 -0400
From:   Jarod Wilson <jarod@...hat.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Jarod Wilson <jarod@...hat.com>,
        Jay Vosburgh <j.vosburgh@...il.com>,
        Veaceslav Falico <vfalico@...il.com>,
        Andy Gospodarek <andy@...yhouse.net>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Thomas Davis <tadavis@....gov>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH net-next 2/5] bonding: rename slave to link where possible

Getting rid of as much usage of "slave" as we can here, without breaking
any user-facing API.

Cc: Jay Vosburgh <j.vosburgh@...il.com>
Cc: Veaceslav Falico <vfalico@...il.com>
Cc: Andy Gospodarek <andy@...yhouse.net>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc: Thomas Davis <tadavis@....gov>
Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Jarod Wilson <jarod@...hat.com>
---
 .clang-format                                 |    4 +-
 drivers/infiniband/core/roce_gid_mgmt.c       |    4 +-
 drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c             |    2 +-
 drivers/net/bonding/Makefile                  |    2 +-
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_3ad.c                |  598 ++---
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_alb.c                |  682 ++---
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_debugfs.c            |    2 +-
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c               | 2304 ++++++++---------
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_netlink.c            |  104 +-
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_options.c            |  255 +-
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_procfs.c             |   48 +-
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs.c              |  104 +-
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_link.c         |  189 ++
 drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_slave.c        |  176 --
 .../ethernet/chelsio/cxgb3/cxgb3_offload.c    |    2 +-
 .../net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c    |    4 +-
 .../ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en/rep/bond.c |    2 +-
 .../net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_tc.c   |    2 +-
 .../ethernet/qlogic/netxen/netxen_nic_main.c  |    4 +-
 include/linux/netdevice.h                     |   16 +-
 include/net/bond_3ad.h                        |   20 +-
 include/net/bond_alb.h                        |   30 +-
 include/net/bond_options.h                    |   19 +-
 include/net/bonding.h                         |  342 +--
 include/net/lag.h                             |    2 +-
 25 files changed, 2497 insertions(+), 2420 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_link.c
 delete mode 100644 drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_slave.c

diff --git a/.clang-format b/.clang-format
index a0a96088c74f..ba3654ff2762 100644
--- a/.clang-format
+++ b/.clang-format
@@ -92,8 +92,8 @@ ForEachMacros:
   - 'blkg_for_each_descendant_post'
   - 'blkg_for_each_descendant_pre'
   - 'blk_queue_for_each_rl'
-  - 'bond_for_each_slave'
-  - 'bond_for_each_slave_rcu'
+  - 'bond_for_each_link'
+  - 'bond_for_each_link_rcu'
   - 'bpf_for_each_spilled_reg'
   - 'btree_for_each_safe128'
   - 'btree_for_each_safe32'
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/roce_gid_mgmt.c b/drivers/infiniband/core/roce_gid_mgmt.c
index 2860def84f4d..d0ada1756564 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/core/roce_gid_mgmt.c
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/roce_gid_mgmt.c
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ static enum bonding_slave_state is_eth_active_slave_of_bonding_rcu(struct net_de
 {
 	if (upper && netif_is_bond_master(upper)) {
 		struct net_device *pdev =
-			bond_option_active_slave_get_rcu(netdev_priv(upper));
+			bond_option_active_link_get_rcu(netdev_priv(upper));
 
 		if (pdev)
 			return dev == pdev ? BONDING_SLAVE_STATE_ACTIVE :
@@ -215,7 +215,7 @@ is_ndev_for_default_gid_filter(struct ib_device *ib_dev, u8 port,
 	 * Additionally when event(cookie) netdevice is bond master device,
 	 * make sure that it the upper netdevice of rdma netdevice.
 	 */
-	res = ((cookie_ndev == rdma_ndev && !netif_is_bond_slave(rdma_ndev)) ||
+	res = ((cookie_ndev == rdma_ndev && !netif_is_bond_link(rdma_ndev)) ||
 	       (netif_is_bond_master(cookie_ndev) &&
 		rdma_is_upper_dev_rcu(rdma_ndev, cookie_ndev)));
 
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
index 5e7910a517da..7a75bebd5b74 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
@@ -145,7 +145,7 @@ static struct net_device *mlx4_ib_get_netdev(struct ib_device *device, u8 port_n
 			if (upper) {
 				struct net_device *active;
 
-				active = bond_option_active_slave_get_rcu(netdev_priv(upper));
+				active = bond_option_active_link_get_rcu(netdev_priv(upper));
 				if (active)
 					dev = active;
 			}
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/Makefile b/drivers/net/bonding/Makefile
index 30e8ae3da2da..6ee96eda41a6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/Makefile
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/Makefile
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
 
 obj-$(CONFIG_BONDING) += bonding.o
 
-bonding-objs := bond_main.o bond_3ad.o bond_alb.o bond_sysfs.o bond_sysfs_slave.o bond_debugfs.o bond_netlink.o bond_options.o
+bonding-objs := bond_main.o bond_3ad.o bond_alb.o bond_sysfs.o bond_sysfs_link.o bond_debugfs.o bond_netlink.o bond_options.o
 
 proc-$(CONFIG_PROC_FS) += bond_procfs.o
 bonding-objs += $(proc-y)
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_3ad.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_3ad.c
index e55b73aa3043..aec4cd6918b9 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_3ad.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_3ad.c
@@ -91,20 +91,20 @@ static const u8 lacpdu_mcast_addr[ETH_ALEN + 2] __long_aligned =
 /* ================= main 802.3ad protocol functions ================== */
 static int ad_lacpdu_send(struct port *port);
 static int ad_marker_send(struct port *port, struct bond_marker *marker);
-static void ad_mux_machine(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr);
+static void ad_mux_machine(struct port *port, bool *update_link_arr);
 static void ad_rx_machine(struct lacpdu *lacpdu, struct port *port);
 static void ad_tx_machine(struct port *port);
 static void ad_periodic_machine(struct port *port);
-static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr);
+static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_link_arr);
 static void ad_agg_selection_logic(struct aggregator *aggregator,
-				   bool *update_slave_arr);
+				   bool *update_link_arr);
 static void ad_clear_agg(struct aggregator *aggregator);
 static void ad_initialize_agg(struct aggregator *aggregator);
 static void ad_initialize_port(struct port *port, int lacp_fast);
 static void ad_enable_collecting_distributing(struct port *port,
-					      bool *update_slave_arr);
+					      bool *update_link_arr);
 static void ad_disable_collecting_distributing(struct port *port,
-					       bool *update_slave_arr);
+					       bool *update_link_arr);
 static void ad_marker_info_received(struct bond_marker *marker_info,
 				    struct port *port);
 static void ad_marker_response_received(struct bond_marker *marker,
@@ -122,33 +122,33 @@ static void ad_update_actor_keys(struct port *port, bool reset);
  */
 static inline struct bonding *__get_bond_by_port(struct port *port)
 {
-	if (port->slave == NULL)
+	if (port->link == NULL)
 		return NULL;
 
-	return bond_get_bond_by_slave(port->slave);
+	return bond_get_bond_by_link(port->link);
 }
 
 /**
  * __get_first_agg - get the first aggregator in the bond
  * @port: the port we're looking at
  *
- * Return the aggregator of the first slave in @bond, or %NULL if it can't be
+ * Return the aggregator of the first link in @bond, or %NULL if it can't be
  * found.
  * The caller must hold RCU or RTNL lock.
  */
 static inline struct aggregator *__get_first_agg(struct port *port)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = __get_bond_by_port(port);
-	struct slave *first_slave;
+	struct link *first_link;
 	struct aggregator *agg;
 
-	/* If there's no bond for this port, or bond has no slaves */
+	/* If there's no bond for this port, or bond has no links */
 	if (bond == NULL)
 		return NULL;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	first_slave = bond_first_slave_rcu(bond);
-	agg = first_slave ? &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(first_slave)->aggregator) : NULL;
+	first_link = bond_first_link_rcu(bond);
+	agg = first_link ? &(LINK_AD_INFO(first_link)->aggregator) : NULL;
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 
 	return agg;
@@ -167,33 +167,33 @@ static inline int __agg_has_partner(struct aggregator *agg)
 }
 
 /**
- * __disable_port - disable the port's slave
+ * __disable_port - disable the port's link
  * @port: the port we're looking at
  */
 static inline void __disable_port(struct port *port)
 {
-	bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(port->slave, BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER);
+	bond_set_link_inactive_flags(port->link, BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER);
 }
 
 /**
- * __enable_port - enable the port's slave, if it's up
+ * __enable_port - enable the port's link, if it's up
  * @port: the port we're looking at
  */
 static inline void __enable_port(struct port *port)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = port->slave;
+	struct link *link = port->link;
 
-	if ((slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) && bond_slave_is_up(slave))
-		bond_set_slave_active_flags(slave, BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER);
+	if ((link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) && bond_link_is_up(link))
+		bond_set_link_active_flags(link, BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER);
 }
 
 /**
- * __port_is_enabled - check if the port's slave is in active state
+ * __port_is_enabled - check if the port's link is in active state
  * @port: the port we're looking at
  */
 static inline int __port_is_enabled(struct port *port)
 {
-	return bond_is_active_slave(port->slave);
+	return bond_is_active_link(port->link);
 }
 
 /**
@@ -248,7 +248,7 @@ static inline int __check_agg_selection_timer(struct port *port)
  */
 static u16 __get_link_speed(struct port *port)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = port->slave;
+	struct link *link = port->link;
 	u16 speed;
 
 	/* this if covers only a special case: when the configuration starts
@@ -256,10 +256,10 @@ static u16 __get_link_speed(struct port *port)
 	 * This is done in spite of the fact that the e100 driver reports 0
 	 * to be compatible with MVT in the future.
 	 */
-	if (slave->link_state != BOND_LINK_UP)
+	if (link->link_state != BOND_LINK_UP)
 		speed = 0;
 	else {
-		switch (slave->speed) {
+		switch (link->speed) {
 		case SPEED_10:
 			speed = AD_LINK_SPEED_10MBPS;
 			break;
@@ -314,18 +314,18 @@ static u16 __get_link_speed(struct port *port)
 
 		default:
 			/* unknown speed value from ethtool. shouldn't happen */
-			if (slave->speed != SPEED_UNKNOWN)
-				pr_warn_once("%s: (slave %s): unknown ethtool speed (%d) for port %d (set it to 0)\n",
-					     slave->bond->dev->name,
-					     slave->dev->name, slave->speed,
+			if (link->speed != SPEED_UNKNOWN)
+				pr_warn_once("%s: (link %s): unknown ethtool speed (%d) for port %d (set it to 0)\n",
+					     link->bond->dev->name,
+					     link->dev->name, link->speed,
 					     port->actor_port_number);
 			speed = 0;
 			break;
 		}
 	}
 
-	slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "Port %d Received link speed %d update from adapter\n",
-		  port->actor_port_number, speed);
+	link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "Port %d Received link speed %d update from adapter\n",
+		 port->actor_port_number, speed);
 	return speed;
 }
 
@@ -339,24 +339,24 @@ static u16 __get_link_speed(struct port *port)
  */
 static u8 __get_duplex(struct port *port)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = port->slave;
+	struct link *link = port->link;
 	u8 retval = 0x0;
 
 	/* handling a special case: when the configuration starts with
 	 * link down, it sets the duplex to 0.
 	 */
-	if (slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
-		switch (slave->duplex) {
+	if (link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
+		switch (link->duplex) {
 		case DUPLEX_FULL:
 			retval = 0x1;
-			slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "Port %d Received status full duplex update from adapter\n",
-				  port->actor_port_number);
+			link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "Port %d Received status full duplex update from adapter\n",
+				 port->actor_port_number);
 			break;
 		case DUPLEX_HALF:
 		default:
 			retval = 0x0;
-			slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "Port %d Received status NOT full duplex update from adapter\n",
-				  port->actor_port_number);
+			link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "Port %d Received status NOT full duplex update from adapter\n",
+				 port->actor_port_number);
 			break;
 		}
 	}
@@ -365,7 +365,7 @@ static u8 __get_duplex(struct port *port)
 
 static void __ad_actor_update_port(struct port *port)
 {
-	const struct bonding *bond = bond_get_bond_by_slave(port->slave);
+	const struct bonding *bond = bond_get_bond_by_link(port->link);
 
 	port->actor_system = BOND_AD_INFO(bond).system.sys_mac_addr;
 	port->actor_system_priority = BOND_AD_INFO(bond).system.sys_priority;
@@ -490,12 +490,12 @@ static void __record_pdu(struct lacpdu *lacpdu, struct port *port)
 		if ((port->sm_vars & AD_PORT_MATCHED) &&
 		    (lacpdu->actor_state & LACP_STATE_SYNCHRONIZATION)) {
 			partner->port_state |= LACP_STATE_SYNCHRONIZATION;
-			slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-				  "partner sync=1\n");
+			link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+				 "partner sync=1\n");
 		} else {
 			partner->port_state &= ~LACP_STATE_SYNCHRONIZATION;
-			slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-				  "partner sync=0\n");
+			link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+				 "partner sync=0\n");
 		}
 	}
 }
@@ -748,13 +748,13 @@ static u32 __get_agg_bandwidth(struct aggregator *aggregator)
  */
 static struct aggregator *__get_active_agg(struct aggregator *aggregator)
 {
-	struct bonding *bond = aggregator->slave->bond;
+	struct bonding *bond = aggregator->link->bond;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter)
-		if (SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->aggregator.is_active)
-			return &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->aggregator);
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter)
+		if (LINK_AD_INFO(link)->aggregator.is_active)
+			return &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->aggregator);
 
 	return NULL;
 }
@@ -781,9 +781,9 @@ static inline void __update_lacpdu_from_port(struct port *port)
 	lacpdu->actor_port_priority = htons(port->actor_port_priority);
 	lacpdu->actor_port = htons(port->actor_port_number);
 	lacpdu->actor_state = port->actor_oper_port_state;
-	slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-		  "update lacpdu: actor port state %x\n",
-		  port->actor_oper_port_state);
+	link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+		 "update lacpdu: actor port state %x\n",
+		 port->actor_oper_port_state);
 
 	/* lacpdu->reserved_3_1              initialized
 	 * lacpdu->tlv_type_partner_info     initialized
@@ -819,7 +819,7 @@ static inline void __update_lacpdu_from_port(struct port *port)
  */
 static int ad_lacpdu_send(struct port *port)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = port->slave;
+	struct link *link = port->link;
 	struct sk_buff *skb;
 	struct lacpdu_header *lacpdu_header;
 	int length = sizeof(struct lacpdu_header);
@@ -828,10 +828,10 @@ static int ad_lacpdu_send(struct port *port)
 	if (!skb)
 		return -ENOMEM;
 
-	atomic64_inc(&SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->stats.lacpdu_tx);
-	atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(slave->bond).stats.lacpdu_tx);
+	atomic64_inc(&LINK_AD_INFO(link)->stats.lacpdu_tx);
+	atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(link->bond).stats.lacpdu_tx);
 
-	skb->dev = slave->dev;
+	skb->dev = link->dev;
 	skb_reset_mac_header(skb);
 	skb->network_header = skb->mac_header + ETH_HLEN;
 	skb->protocol = PKT_TYPE_LACPDU;
@@ -843,7 +843,7 @@ static int ad_lacpdu_send(struct port *port)
 	/* Note: source address is set to be the member's PERMANENT address,
 	 * because we use it to identify loopback lacpdus in receive.
 	 */
-	ether_addr_copy(lacpdu_header->hdr.h_source, slave->perm_hwaddr);
+	ether_addr_copy(lacpdu_header->hdr.h_source, link->perm_hwaddr);
 	lacpdu_header->hdr.h_proto = PKT_TYPE_LACPDU;
 
 	lacpdu_header->lacpdu = port->lacpdu;
@@ -863,7 +863,7 @@ static int ad_lacpdu_send(struct port *port)
  */
 static int ad_marker_send(struct port *port, struct bond_marker *marker)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = port->slave;
+	struct link *link = port->link;
 	struct sk_buff *skb;
 	struct bond_marker_header *marker_header;
 	int length = sizeof(struct bond_marker_header);
@@ -874,18 +874,18 @@ static int ad_marker_send(struct port *port, struct bond_marker *marker)
 
 	switch (marker->tlv_type) {
 	case AD_MARKER_INFORMATION_SUBTYPE:
-		atomic64_inc(&SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->stats.marker_tx);
-		atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(slave->bond).stats.marker_tx);
+		atomic64_inc(&LINK_AD_INFO(link)->stats.marker_tx);
+		atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(link->bond).stats.marker_tx);
 		break;
 	case AD_MARKER_RESPONSE_SUBTYPE:
-		atomic64_inc(&SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->stats.marker_resp_tx);
-		atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(slave->bond).stats.marker_resp_tx);
+		atomic64_inc(&LINK_AD_INFO(link)->stats.marker_resp_tx);
+		atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(link->bond).stats.marker_resp_tx);
 		break;
 	}
 
 	skb_reserve(skb, 16);
 
-	skb->dev = slave->dev;
+	skb->dev = link->dev;
 	skb_reset_mac_header(skb);
 	skb->network_header = skb->mac_header + ETH_HLEN;
 	skb->protocol = PKT_TYPE_LACPDU;
@@ -896,7 +896,7 @@ static int ad_marker_send(struct port *port, struct bond_marker *marker)
 	/* Note: source address is set to be the member's PERMANENT address,
 	 * because we use it to identify loopback MARKERs in receive.
 	 */
-	ether_addr_copy(marker_header->hdr.h_source, slave->perm_hwaddr);
+	ether_addr_copy(marker_header->hdr.h_source, link->perm_hwaddr);
 	marker_header->hdr.h_proto = PKT_TYPE_LACPDU;
 
 	marker_header->marker = *marker;
@@ -909,9 +909,9 @@ static int ad_marker_send(struct port *port, struct bond_marker *marker)
 /**
  * ad_mux_machine - handle a port's mux state machine
  * @port: the port we're looking at
- * @update_slave_arr: Does slave array need update?
+ * @update_link_arr: Does link array need update?
  */
-static void ad_mux_machine(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
+static void ad_mux_machine(struct port *port, bool *update_link_arr)
 {
 	mux_states_t last_state;
 
@@ -1015,16 +1015,16 @@ static void ad_mux_machine(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
 
 	/* check if the state machine was changed */
 	if (port->sm_mux_state != last_state) {
-		slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-			  "Mux Machine: Port=%d, Last State=%d, Curr State=%d\n",
-			  port->actor_port_number,
-			  last_state,
-			  port->sm_mux_state);
+		link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+			 "Mux Machine: Port=%d, Last State=%d, Curr State=%d\n",
+			 port->actor_port_number,
+			 last_state,
+			 port->sm_mux_state);
 		switch (port->sm_mux_state) {
 		case AD_MUX_DETACHED:
 			port->actor_oper_port_state &= ~LACP_STATE_SYNCHRONIZATION;
 			ad_disable_collecting_distributing(port,
-							   update_slave_arr);
+							   update_link_arr);
 			port->actor_oper_port_state &= ~LACP_STATE_COLLECTING;
 			port->actor_oper_port_state &= ~LACP_STATE_DISTRIBUTING;
 			port->ntt = true;
@@ -1042,7 +1042,7 @@ static void ad_mux_machine(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
 			port->actor_oper_port_state &= ~LACP_STATE_COLLECTING;
 			port->actor_oper_port_state &= ~LACP_STATE_DISTRIBUTING;
 			ad_disable_collecting_distributing(port,
-							   update_slave_arr);
+							   update_link_arr);
 			port->ntt = true;
 			break;
 		case AD_MUX_COLLECTING_DISTRIBUTING:
@@ -1050,7 +1050,7 @@ static void ad_mux_machine(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
 			port->actor_oper_port_state |= LACP_STATE_DISTRIBUTING;
 			port->actor_oper_port_state |= LACP_STATE_SYNCHRONIZATION;
 			ad_enable_collecting_distributing(port,
-							  update_slave_arr);
+							  update_link_arr);
 			port->ntt = true;
 			break;
 		default:
@@ -1078,8 +1078,8 @@ static void ad_rx_machine(struct lacpdu *lacpdu, struct port *port)
 	last_state = port->sm_rx_state;
 
 	if (lacpdu) {
-		atomic64_inc(&SLAVE_AD_INFO(port->slave)->stats.lacpdu_rx);
-		atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(port->slave->bond).stats.lacpdu_rx);
+		atomic64_inc(&LINK_AD_INFO(port->link)->stats.lacpdu_rx);
+		atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(port->link->bond).stats.lacpdu_rx);
 	}
 	/* check if state machine should change state */
 
@@ -1133,11 +1133,11 @@ static void ad_rx_machine(struct lacpdu *lacpdu, struct port *port)
 
 	/* check if the State machine was changed or new lacpdu arrived */
 	if ((port->sm_rx_state != last_state) || (lacpdu)) {
-		slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-			  "Rx Machine: Port=%d, Last State=%d, Curr State=%d\n",
-			  port->actor_port_number,
-			  last_state,
-			  port->sm_rx_state);
+		link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+			 "Rx Machine: Port=%d, Last State=%d, Curr State=%d\n",
+			 port->actor_port_number,
+			 last_state,
+			 port->sm_rx_state);
 		switch (port->sm_rx_state) {
 		case AD_RX_INITIALIZE:
 			if (!(port->actor_oper_port_key & AD_DUPLEX_KEY_MASKS))
@@ -1185,8 +1185,8 @@ static void ad_rx_machine(struct lacpdu *lacpdu, struct port *port)
 			/* detect loopback situation */
 			if (MAC_ADDRESS_EQUAL(&(lacpdu->actor_system),
 					      &(port->actor_system))) {
-				slave_err(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev, "An illegal loopback occurred on slave\n"
-					  "Check the configuration to verify that all adapters are connected to 802.3ad compliant switch ports\n");
+				link_err(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev, "An illegal loopback occurred on link\n"
+					 "Check the configuration to verify that all adapters are connected to 802.3ad compliant switch ports\n");
 				return;
 			}
 			__update_selected(lacpdu, port);
@@ -1255,10 +1255,10 @@ static void ad_tx_machine(struct port *port)
 			__update_lacpdu_from_port(port);
 
 			if (ad_lacpdu_send(port) >= 0) {
-				slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev,
-					  port->slave->dev,
-					  "Sent LACPDU on port %d\n",
-					  port->actor_port_number);
+				link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev,
+					 port->link->dev,
+					 "Sent LACPDU on port %d\n",
+					 port->actor_port_number);
 
 				/* mark ntt as false, so it will not be sent
 				 * again until demanded
@@ -1337,10 +1337,10 @@ static void ad_periodic_machine(struct port *port)
 
 	/* check if the state machine was changed */
 	if (port->sm_periodic_state != last_state) {
-		slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-			  "Periodic Machine: Port=%d, Last State=%d, Curr State=%d\n",
-			  port->actor_port_number, last_state,
-			  port->sm_periodic_state);
+		link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+			 "Periodic Machine: Port=%d, Last State=%d, Curr State=%d\n",
+			 port->actor_port_number, last_state,
+			 port->sm_periodic_state);
 		switch (port->sm_periodic_state) {
 		case AD_NO_PERIODIC:
 			port->sm_periodic_timer_counter = 0;
@@ -1365,19 +1365,19 @@ static void ad_periodic_machine(struct port *port)
 /**
  * ad_port_selection_logic - select aggregation groups
  * @port: the port we're looking at
- * @update_slave_arr: Does slave array need update?
+ * @update_link_arr: Does link array need update?
  *
  * Select aggregation groups, and assign each port for it's aggregetor. The
  * selection logic is called in the inititalization (after all the handshkes),
  * and after every lacpdu receive (if selected is off).
  */
-static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
+static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_link_arr)
 {
 	struct aggregator *aggregator, *free_aggregator = NULL, *temp_aggregator;
 	struct port *last_port = NULL, *curr_port;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	struct bonding *bond;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	int found = 0;
 
 	/* if the port is already Selected, do nothing */
@@ -1416,9 +1416,9 @@ static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
 				port->next_port_in_aggregator = NULL;
 				port->actor_port_aggregator_identifier = 0;
 
-				slave_dbg(bond->dev, port->slave->dev, "Port %d left LAG %d\n",
-					  port->actor_port_number,
-					  temp_aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
+				link_dbg(bond->dev, port->link->dev, "Port %d left LAG %d\n",
+					 port->actor_port_number,
+					 temp_aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 				/* if the aggregator is empty, clear its
 				 * parameters, and set it ready to be attached
 				 */
@@ -1431,16 +1431,16 @@ static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
 			/* meaning: the port was related to an aggregator
 			 * but was not on the aggregator port list
 			 */
-			net_warn_ratelimited("%s: (slave %s): Warning: Port %d was related to aggregator %d but was not on its port list\n",
-					     port->slave->bond->dev->name,
-					     port->slave->dev->name,
+			net_warn_ratelimited("%s: (link %s): Warning: Port %d was related to aggregator %d but was not on its port list\n",
+					     port->link->bond->dev->name,
+					     port->link->dev->name,
 					     port->actor_port_number,
 					     port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 		}
 	}
 	/* search on all aggregators for a suitable aggregator for this port */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		aggregator = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->aggregator);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		aggregator = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->aggregator);
 
 		/* keep a free aggregator for later use(if needed) */
 		if (!aggregator->lag_ports) {
@@ -1465,9 +1465,9 @@ static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
 			port->next_port_in_aggregator = aggregator->lag_ports;
 			port->aggregator->num_of_ports++;
 			aggregator->lag_ports = port;
-			slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Port %d joined LAG %d (existing LAG)\n",
-				  port->actor_port_number,
-				  port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
+			link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "Port %d joined LAG %d (existing LAG)\n",
+				 port->actor_port_number,
+				 port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 
 			/* mark this port as selected */
 			port->sm_vars |= AD_PORT_SELECTED;
@@ -1512,13 +1512,13 @@ static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
 			/* mark this port as selected */
 			port->sm_vars |= AD_PORT_SELECTED;
 
-			slave_dbg(bond->dev, port->slave->dev, "Port %d joined LAG %d (new LAG)\n",
-				  port->actor_port_number,
-				  port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
+			link_dbg(bond->dev, port->link->dev, "Port %d joined LAG %d (new LAG)\n",
+				 port->actor_port_number,
+				 port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 		} else {
-			slave_err(bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-				  "Port %d did not find a suitable aggregator\n",
-				  port->actor_port_number);
+			link_err(bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+				 "Port %d did not find a suitable aggregator\n",
+				 port->actor_port_number);
 		}
 	}
 	/* if all aggregator's ports are READY_N == TRUE, set ready=TRUE
@@ -1529,7 +1529,7 @@ static void ad_port_selection_logic(struct port *port, bool *update_slave_arr)
 			      __agg_ports_are_ready(port->aggregator));
 
 	aggregator = __get_first_agg(port);
-	ad_agg_selection_logic(aggregator, update_slave_arr);
+	ad_agg_selection_logic(aggregator, update_link_arr);
 
 	if (!port->aggregator->is_active)
 		port->actor_oper_port_state &= ~LACP_STATE_SYNCHRONIZATION;
@@ -1597,9 +1597,9 @@ static struct aggregator *ad_agg_selection_test(struct aggregator *best,
 		break;
 
 	default:
-		net_warn_ratelimited("%s: (slave %s): Impossible agg select mode %d\n",
-				     curr->slave->bond->dev->name,
-				     curr->slave->dev->name,
+		net_warn_ratelimited("%s: (link %s): Impossible agg select mode %d\n",
+				     curr->link->bond->dev->name,
+				     curr->link->dev->name,
 				     __get_agg_selection_mode(curr->lag_ports));
 		break;
 	}
@@ -1616,8 +1616,8 @@ static int agg_device_up(const struct aggregator *agg)
 
 	for (port = agg->lag_ports; port;
 	     port = port->next_port_in_aggregator) {
-		if (netif_running(port->slave->dev) &&
-		    netif_carrier_ok(port->slave->dev))
+		if (netif_running(port->link->dev) &&
+		    netif_carrier_ok(port->link->dev))
 			return 1;
 	}
 
@@ -1627,7 +1627,7 @@ static int agg_device_up(const struct aggregator *agg)
 /**
  * ad_agg_selection_logic - select an aggregation group for a team
  * @agg: the aggregator we're looking at
- * @update_slave_arr: Does slave array need update?
+ * @update_link_arr: Does link array need update?
  *
  * It is assumed that only one aggregator may be selected for a team.
  *
@@ -1640,23 +1640,23 @@ static int agg_device_up(const struct aggregator *agg)
  *
  * BOND_AD_BANDWIDTH: select the aggregator with the highest total
  * bandwidth, and reselect whenever a link state change takes place or the
- * set of slaves in the bond changes.
+ * set of links in the bond changes.
  *
  * BOND_AD_COUNT: select the aggregator with largest number of ports
- * (slaves), and reselect whenever a link state change takes place or the
- * set of slaves in the bond changes.
+ * (links), and reselect whenever a link state change takes place or the
+ * set of links in the bond changes.
  *
  * FIXME: this function MUST be called with the first agg in the bond, or
  * __get_active_agg() won't work correctly. This function should be better
  * called with the bond itself, and retrieve the first agg from it.
  */
 static void ad_agg_selection_logic(struct aggregator *agg,
-				   bool *update_slave_arr)
+				   bool *update_link_arr)
 {
 	struct aggregator *best, *active, *origin;
-	struct bonding *bond = agg->slave->bond;
+	struct bonding *bond = agg->link->bond;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	struct port *port;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
@@ -1664,8 +1664,8 @@ static void ad_agg_selection_logic(struct aggregator *agg,
 	active = __get_active_agg(agg);
 	best = (active && agg_device_up(active)) ? active : NULL;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		agg = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->aggregator);
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		agg = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->aggregator);
 
 		agg->is_active = 0;
 
@@ -1700,24 +1700,24 @@ static void ad_agg_selection_logic(struct aggregator *agg,
 
 	/* if there is new best aggregator, activate it */
 	if (best) {
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(slave %s): best Agg=%d; P=%d; a k=%d; p k=%d; Ind=%d; Act=%d\n",
-			   best->slave ? best->slave->dev->name : "NULL",
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(link %s): best Agg=%d; P=%d; a k=%d; p k=%d; Ind=%d; Act=%d\n",
+			   best->link ? best->link->dev->name : "NULL",
 			   best->aggregator_identifier, best->num_of_ports,
 			   best->actor_oper_aggregator_key,
 			   best->partner_oper_aggregator_key,
 			   best->is_individual, best->is_active);
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(slave %s): best ports %p slave %p\n",
-			   best->slave ? best->slave->dev->name : "NULL",
-			   best->lag_ports, best->slave);
-
-		bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-			agg = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->aggregator);
-
-			slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Agg=%d; P=%d; a k=%d; p k=%d; Ind=%d; Act=%d\n",
-				  agg->aggregator_identifier, agg->num_of_ports,
-				  agg->actor_oper_aggregator_key,
-				  agg->partner_oper_aggregator_key,
-				  agg->is_individual, agg->is_active);
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(link %s): best ports %p link %p\n",
+			   best->link ? best->link->dev->name : "NULL",
+			   best->lag_ports, best->link);
+
+		bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+			agg = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->aggregator);
+
+			link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "Agg=%d; P=%d; a k=%d; p k=%d; Ind=%d; Act=%d\n",
+				 agg->aggregator_identifier, agg->num_of_ports,
+				 agg->actor_oper_aggregator_key,
+				 agg->partner_oper_aggregator_key,
+				 agg->is_individual, agg->is_active);
 		}
 
 		/* check if any partner replies */
@@ -1726,11 +1726,11 @@ static void ad_agg_selection_logic(struct aggregator *agg,
 					     bond->dev->name);
 
 		best->is_active = 1;
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(slave %s): LAG %d chosen as the active LAG\n",
-			   best->slave ? best->slave->dev->name : "NULL",
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(link %s): LAG %d chosen as the active LAG\n",
+			   best->link ? best->link->dev->name : "NULL",
 			   best->aggregator_identifier);
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(slave %s): Agg=%d; P=%d; a k=%d; p k=%d; Ind=%d; Act=%d\n",
-			   best->slave ? best->slave->dev->name : "NULL",
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(link %s): Agg=%d; P=%d; a k=%d; p k=%d; Ind=%d; Act=%d\n",
+			   best->link ? best->link->dev->name : "NULL",
 			   best->aggregator_identifier, best->num_of_ports,
 			   best->actor_oper_aggregator_key,
 			   best->partner_oper_aggregator_key,
@@ -1745,8 +1745,8 @@ static void ad_agg_selection_logic(struct aggregator *agg,
 				__disable_port(port);
 			}
 		}
-		/* Slave array needs update. */
-		*update_slave_arr = true;
+		/* Link array needs update. */
+		*update_link_arr = true;
 	}
 
 	/* if the selected aggregator is of join individuals
@@ -1787,8 +1787,8 @@ static void ad_clear_agg(struct aggregator *aggregator)
 		aggregator->is_active = 0;
 		aggregator->num_of_ports = 0;
 		pr_debug("%s: LAG %d was cleared\n",
-			 aggregator->slave ?
-			 aggregator->slave->dev->name : "NULL",
+			 aggregator->link ?
+			 aggregator->link->dev->name : "NULL",
 			 aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 	}
 }
@@ -1804,7 +1804,7 @@ static void ad_initialize_agg(struct aggregator *aggregator)
 
 		eth_zero_addr(aggregator->aggregator_mac_address.mac_addr_value);
 		aggregator->aggregator_identifier = 0;
-		aggregator->slave = NULL;
+		aggregator->link = NULL;
 	}
 }
 
@@ -1877,42 +1877,42 @@ static void ad_initialize_port(struct port *port, int lacp_fast)
 /**
  * ad_enable_collecting_distributing - enable a port's transmit/receive
  * @port: the port we're looking at
- * @update_slave_arr: Does slave array need update?
+ * @update_link_arr: Does link array need update?
  *
  * Enable @port if it's in an active aggregator
  */
 static void ad_enable_collecting_distributing(struct port *port,
-					      bool *update_slave_arr)
+					      bool *update_link_arr)
 {
 	if (port->aggregator->is_active) {
-		slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-			  "Enabling port %d (LAG %d)\n",
-			  port->actor_port_number,
-			  port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
+		link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+			 "Enabling port %d (LAG %d)\n",
+			 port->actor_port_number,
+			 port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 		__enable_port(port);
-		/* Slave array needs update */
-		*update_slave_arr = true;
+		/* Link array needs update */
+		*update_link_arr = true;
 	}
 }
 
 /**
  * ad_disable_collecting_distributing - disable a port's transmit/receive
  * @port: the port we're looking at
- * @update_slave_arr: Does slave array need update?
+ * @update_link_arr: Does link array need update?
  */
 static void ad_disable_collecting_distributing(struct port *port,
-					       bool *update_slave_arr)
+					       bool *update_link_arr)
 {
 	if (port->aggregator &&
 	    !MAC_ADDRESS_EQUAL(&(port->aggregator->partner_system),
 			       &(null_mac_addr))) {
-		slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-			  "Disabling port %d (LAG %d)\n",
-			  port->actor_port_number,
-			  port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
+		link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+			 "Disabling port %d (LAG %d)\n",
+			 port->actor_port_number,
+			 port->aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 		__disable_port(port);
-		/* Slave array needs an update */
-		*update_slave_arr = true;
+		/* Link array needs an update */
+		*update_link_arr = true;
 	}
 }
 
@@ -1926,8 +1926,8 @@ static void ad_marker_info_received(struct bond_marker *marker_info,
 {
 	struct bond_marker marker;
 
-	atomic64_inc(&SLAVE_AD_INFO(port->slave)->stats.marker_rx);
-	atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(port->slave->bond).stats.marker_rx);
+	atomic64_inc(&LINK_AD_INFO(port->link)->stats.marker_rx);
+	atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(port->link->bond).stats.marker_rx);
 
 	/* copy the received marker data to the response marker */
 	memcpy(&marker, marker_info, sizeof(struct bond_marker));
@@ -1936,9 +1936,9 @@ static void ad_marker_info_received(struct bond_marker *marker_info,
 
 	/* send the marker response */
 	if (ad_marker_send(port, &marker) >= 0)
-		slave_dbg(port->slave->bond->dev, port->slave->dev,
-			  "Sent Marker Response on port %d\n",
-			  port->actor_port_number);
+		link_dbg(port->link->bond->dev, port->link->dev,
+			 "Sent Marker Response on port %d\n",
+			 port->actor_port_number);
 }
 
 /**
@@ -1953,8 +1953,8 @@ static void ad_marker_info_received(struct bond_marker *marker_info,
 static void ad_marker_response_received(struct bond_marker *marker,
 					struct port *port)
 {
-	atomic64_inc(&SLAVE_AD_INFO(port->slave)->stats.marker_resp_rx);
-	atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(port->slave->bond).stats.marker_resp_rx);
+	atomic64_inc(&LINK_AD_INFO(port->link)->stats.marker_resp_rx);
+	atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(port->link->bond).stats.marker_resp_rx);
 
 	/* DO NOTHING, SINCE WE DECIDED NOT TO IMPLEMENT THIS FEATURE FOR NOW */
 }
@@ -2014,28 +2014,28 @@ void bond_3ad_initialize(struct bonding *bond, u16 tick_resolution)
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_3ad_bind_slave - initialize a slave's port
- * @slave: slave struct to work on
+ * bond_3ad_bind_link - initialize a link's port
+ * @link: link struct to work on
  *
  * Returns:   0 on success
  *          < 0 on error
  */
-void bond_3ad_bind_slave(struct slave *slave)
+void bond_3ad_bind_link(struct link *link)
 {
-	struct bonding *bond = bond_get_bond_by_slave(slave);
+	struct bonding *bond = bond_get_bond_by_link(link);
 	struct port *port;
 	struct aggregator *aggregator;
 
-	/* check that the slave has not been initialized yet. */
-	if (SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port.slave != slave) {
+	/* check that the link has not been initialized yet. */
+	if (LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port.link != link) {
 
 		/* port initialization */
-		port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port);
+		port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port);
 
 		ad_initialize_port(port, bond->params.lacp_fast);
 
-		port->slave = slave;
-		port->actor_port_number = SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->id;
+		port->link = link;
+		port->actor_port_number = LINK_AD_INFO(link)->id;
 		/* key is determined according to the link speed, duplex and
 		 * user key
 		 */
@@ -2051,49 +2051,49 @@ void bond_3ad_bind_slave(struct slave *slave)
 		__disable_port(port);
 
 		/* aggregator initialization */
-		aggregator = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->aggregator);
+		aggregator = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->aggregator);
 
 		ad_initialize_agg(aggregator);
 
 		aggregator->aggregator_mac_address = *((struct mac_addr *)bond->dev->dev_addr);
 		aggregator->aggregator_identifier = ++BOND_AD_INFO(bond).aggregator_identifier;
-		aggregator->slave = slave;
+		aggregator->link = link;
 		aggregator->is_active = 0;
 		aggregator->num_of_ports = 0;
 	}
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_3ad_unbind_slave - deinitialize a slave's port
- * @slave: slave struct to work on
+ * bond_3ad_unbind_link - deinitialize a link's port
+ * @link: link struct to work on
  *
  * Search for the aggregator that is related to this port, remove the
  * aggregator and assign another aggregator for other port related to it
  * (if any), and remove the port.
  */
-void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave)
+void bond_3ad_unbind_link(struct link *link)
 {
 	struct port *port, *prev_port, *temp_port;
 	struct aggregator *aggregator, *new_aggregator, *temp_aggregator;
 	int select_new_active_agg = 0;
-	struct bonding *bond = slave->bond;
-	struct slave *slave_iter;
+	struct bonding *bond = link->bond;
+	struct link *link_iter;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	bool dummy_slave_update; /* Ignore this value as caller updates array */
+	bool dummy_link_update; /* Ignore this value as caller updates array */
 
 	/* Sync against bond_3ad_state_machine_handler() */
 	spin_lock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
-	aggregator = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->aggregator);
-	port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port);
+	aggregator = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->aggregator);
+	port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port);
 
-	/* if slave is null, the whole port is not initialized */
-	if (!port->slave) {
-		slave_warn(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Trying to unbind an uninitialized port\n");
+	/* if link is null, the whole port is not initialized */
+	if (!port->link) {
+		link_warn(bond->dev, link->dev, "Trying to unbind an uninitialized port\n");
 		goto out;
 	}
 
-	slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Unbinding Link Aggregation Group %d\n",
-		  aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
+	link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "Unbinding Link Aggregation Group %d\n",
+		 aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 
 	/* Tell the partner that this port is not suitable for aggregation */
 	port->actor_oper_port_state &= ~LACP_STATE_SYNCHRONIZATION;
@@ -2106,15 +2106,15 @@ void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave)
 	/* check if this aggregator is occupied */
 	if (aggregator->lag_ports) {
 		/* check if there are other ports related to this aggregator
-		 * except the port related to this slave(thats ensure us that
+		 * except the port related to this link(thats ensure us that
 		 * there is a reason to search for new aggregator, and that we
 		 * will find one
 		 */
 		if ((aggregator->lag_ports != port) ||
 		    (aggregator->lag_ports->next_port_in_aggregator)) {
 			/* find new aggregator for the related port(s) */
-			bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave_iter, iter) {
-				new_aggregator = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave_iter)->aggregator);
+			bond_for_each_link(bond, link_iter, iter) {
+				new_aggregator = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link_iter)->aggregator);
 				/* if the new aggregator is empty, or it is
 				 * connected to our port only
 				 */
@@ -2123,7 +2123,7 @@ void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave)
 				     !new_aggregator->lag_ports->next_port_in_aggregator))
 					break;
 			}
-			if (!slave_iter)
+			if (!link_iter)
 				new_aggregator = NULL;
 
 			/* if new aggregator found, copy the aggregator's
@@ -2131,13 +2131,13 @@ void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave)
 			 * new aggregator
 			 */
 			if ((new_aggregator) && ((!new_aggregator->lag_ports) || ((new_aggregator->lag_ports == port) && !new_aggregator->lag_ports->next_port_in_aggregator))) {
-				slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Some port(s) related to LAG %d - replacing with LAG %d\n",
-					  aggregator->aggregator_identifier,
-					  new_aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
+				link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "Some port(s) related to LAG %d - replacing with LAG %d\n",
+					 aggregator->aggregator_identifier,
+					 new_aggregator->aggregator_identifier);
 
 				if ((new_aggregator->lag_ports == port) &&
 				    new_aggregator->is_active) {
-					slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Removing an active aggregator\n");
+					link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "Removing an active aggregator\n");
 					select_new_active_agg = 1;
 				}
 
@@ -2166,9 +2166,9 @@ void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave)
 
 				if (select_new_active_agg)
 					ad_agg_selection_logic(__get_first_agg(port),
-							       &dummy_slave_update);
+							       &dummy_link_update);
 			} else {
-				slave_warn(bond->dev, slave->dev, "unbinding aggregator, and could not find a new aggregator for its ports\n");
+				link_warn(bond->dev, link->dev, "unbinding aggregator, and could not find a new aggregator for its ports\n");
 			}
 		} else {
 			/* in case that the only port related to this
@@ -2177,21 +2177,21 @@ void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave)
 			select_new_active_agg = aggregator->is_active;
 			ad_clear_agg(aggregator);
 			if (select_new_active_agg) {
-				slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Removing an active aggregator\n");
+				link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "Removing an active aggregator\n");
 				/* select new active aggregator */
 				temp_aggregator = __get_first_agg(port);
 				if (temp_aggregator)
 					ad_agg_selection_logic(temp_aggregator,
-							       &dummy_slave_update);
+							       &dummy_link_update);
 			}
 		}
 	}
 
-	slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Unbinding port %d\n", port->actor_port_number);
+	link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "Unbinding port %d\n", port->actor_port_number);
 
 	/* find the aggregator that this port is connected to */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave_iter, iter) {
-		temp_aggregator = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave_iter)->aggregator);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link_iter, iter) {
+		temp_aggregator = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link_iter)->aggregator);
 		prev_port = NULL;
 		/* search the port in the aggregator's related ports */
 		for (temp_port = temp_aggregator->lag_ports; temp_port;
@@ -2210,17 +2210,17 @@ void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave)
 					select_new_active_agg = temp_aggregator->is_active;
 					ad_clear_agg(temp_aggregator);
 					if (select_new_active_agg) {
-						slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Removing an active aggregator\n");
+						link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "Removing an active aggregator\n");
 						/* select new active aggregator */
 						ad_agg_selection_logic(__get_first_agg(port),
-							               &dummy_slave_update);
+							               &dummy_link_update);
 					}
 				}
 				break;
 			}
 		}
 	}
-	port->slave = NULL;
+	port->link = NULL;
 
 out:
 	spin_unlock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
@@ -2236,7 +2236,7 @@ void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave)
 void bond_3ad_update_ad_actor_settings(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	ASSERT_RTNL();
 
@@ -2249,8 +2249,8 @@ void bond_3ad_update_ad_actor_settings(struct bonding *bond)
 		    *((struct mac_addr *)bond->params.ad_actor_system);
 
 	spin_lock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		struct port *port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave))->port;
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		struct port *port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link))->port;
 
 		__ad_actor_update_port(port);
 		port->ntt = true;
@@ -2277,46 +2277,46 @@ void bond_3ad_state_machine_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 					    ad_work.work);
 	struct aggregator *aggregator;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	struct port *port;
-	bool should_notify_rtnl = BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER;
-	bool update_slave_arr = false;
+	bool should_notify_rtnl = BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER;
+	bool update_link_arr = false;
 
 	/* Lock to protect data accessed by all (e.g., port->sm_vars) and
-	 * against running with bond_3ad_unbind_slave. ad_rx_machine may run
+	 * against running with bond_3ad_unbind_link. ad_rx_machine may run
 	 * concurrently due to incoming LACPDU as well.
 	 */
 	spin_lock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
 	rcu_read_lock();
 
-	/* check if there are any slaves */
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	/* check if there are any links */
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond))
 		goto re_arm;
 
 	/* check if agg_select_timer timer after initialize is timed out */
 	if (BOND_AD_INFO(bond).agg_select_timer &&
 	    !(--BOND_AD_INFO(bond).agg_select_timer)) {
-		slave = bond_first_slave_rcu(bond);
-		port = slave ? &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port) : NULL;
+		link = bond_first_link_rcu(bond);
+		port = link ? &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port) : NULL;
 
 		/* select the active aggregator for the bond */
 		if (port) {
-			if (!port->slave) {
+			if (!port->link) {
 				net_warn_ratelimited("%s: Warning: bond's first port is uninitialized\n",
 						     bond->dev->name);
 				goto re_arm;
 			}
 
 			aggregator = __get_first_agg(port);
-			ad_agg_selection_logic(aggregator, &update_slave_arr);
+			ad_agg_selection_logic(aggregator, &update_link_arr);
 		}
 		bond_3ad_set_carrier(bond);
 	}
 
 	/* for each port run the state machines */
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port);
-		if (!port->slave) {
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port);
+		if (!port->link) {
 			net_warn_ratelimited("%s: Warning: Found an uninitialized port\n",
 					    bond->dev->name);
 			goto re_arm;
@@ -2324,8 +2324,8 @@ void bond_3ad_state_machine_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 
 		ad_rx_machine(NULL, port);
 		ad_periodic_machine(port);
-		ad_port_selection_logic(port, &update_slave_arr);
-		ad_mux_machine(port, &update_slave_arr);
+		ad_port_selection_logic(port, &update_link_arr);
+		ad_mux_machine(port, &update_link_arr);
 		ad_tx_machine(port);
 		ad_churn_machine(port);
 
@@ -2335,20 +2335,20 @@ void bond_3ad_state_machine_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 	}
 
 re_arm:
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (slave->should_notify) {
-			should_notify_rtnl = BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW;
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (link->should_notify) {
+			should_notify_rtnl = BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW;
 			break;
 		}
 	}
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 	spin_unlock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
 
-	if (update_slave_arr)
-		bond_slave_arr_work_rearm(bond, 0);
+	if (update_link_arr)
+		bond_link_arr_work_rearm(bond, 0);
 
 	if (should_notify_rtnl && rtnl_trylock()) {
-		bond_slave_state_notify(bond);
+		bond_link_state_notify(bond);
 		rtnl_unlock();
 	}
 	queue_delayed_work(bond->wq, &bond->ad_work, ad_delta_in_ticks);
@@ -2357,37 +2357,37 @@ void bond_3ad_state_machine_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 /**
  * bond_3ad_rx_indication - handle a received frame
  * @lacpdu: received lacpdu
- * @slave: slave struct to work on
+ * @link: link struct to work on
  *
  * It is assumed that frames that were sent on this NIC don't returned as new
  * received frames (loopback). Since only the payload is given to this
  * function, it check for loopback.
  */
-static int bond_3ad_rx_indication(struct lacpdu *lacpdu, struct slave *slave)
+static int bond_3ad_rx_indication(struct lacpdu *lacpdu, struct link *link)
 {
-	struct bonding *bond = slave->bond;
+	struct bonding *bond = link->bond;
 	int ret = RX_HANDLER_ANOTHER;
 	struct bond_marker *marker;
 	struct port *port;
 	atomic64_t *stat;
 
-	port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port);
-	if (!port->slave) {
-		net_warn_ratelimited("%s: Warning: port of slave %s is uninitialized\n",
-				     slave->dev->name, slave->bond->dev->name);
+	port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port);
+	if (!port->link) {
+		net_warn_ratelimited("%s: Warning: port of link %s is uninitialized\n",
+				     link->dev->name, link->bond->dev->name);
 		return ret;
 	}
 
 	switch (lacpdu->subtype) {
 	case AD_TYPE_LACPDU:
 		ret = RX_HANDLER_CONSUMED;
-		slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev,
-			  "Received LACPDU on port %d\n",
-			  port->actor_port_number);
+		link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev,
+			 "Received LACPDU on port %d\n",
+			 port->actor_port_number);
 		/* Protect against concurrent state machines */
-		spin_lock(&slave->bond->mode_lock);
+		spin_lock(&link->bond->mode_lock);
 		ad_rx_machine(lacpdu, port);
-		spin_unlock(&slave->bond->mode_lock);
+		spin_unlock(&link->bond->mode_lock);
 		break;
 	case AD_TYPE_MARKER:
 		ret = RX_HANDLER_CONSUMED;
@@ -2397,26 +2397,26 @@ static int bond_3ad_rx_indication(struct lacpdu *lacpdu, struct slave *slave)
 		marker = (struct bond_marker *)lacpdu;
 		switch (marker->tlv_type) {
 		case AD_MARKER_INFORMATION_SUBTYPE:
-			slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "Received Marker Information on port %d\n",
-				  port->actor_port_number);
+			link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "Received Marker Information on port %d\n",
+				 port->actor_port_number);
 			ad_marker_info_received(marker, port);
 			break;
 		case AD_MARKER_RESPONSE_SUBTYPE:
-			slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "Received Marker Response on port %d\n",
-				  port->actor_port_number);
+			link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "Received Marker Response on port %d\n",
+				 port->actor_port_number);
 			ad_marker_response_received(marker, port);
 			break;
 		default:
-			slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "Received an unknown Marker subtype on port %d\n",
-				  port->actor_port_number);
-			stat = &SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->stats.marker_unknown_rx;
+			link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "Received an unknown Marker subtype on port %d\n",
+				 port->actor_port_number);
+			stat = &LINK_AD_INFO(link)->stats.marker_unknown_rx;
 			atomic64_inc(stat);
 			stat = &BOND_AD_INFO(bond).stats.marker_unknown_rx;
 			atomic64_inc(stat);
 		}
 		break;
 	default:
-		atomic64_inc(&SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->stats.lacpdu_unknown_rx);
+		atomic64_inc(&LINK_AD_INFO(link)->stats.lacpdu_unknown_rx);
 		atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(bond).stats.lacpdu_unknown_rx);
 	}
 
@@ -2458,10 +2458,10 @@ static void ad_update_actor_keys(struct port *port, bool reset)
 
 		if (!reset) {
 			if (!speed) {
-				slave_err(port->slave->bond->dev,
-					  port->slave->dev,
-					  "speed changed to 0 on port %d\n",
-					  port->actor_port_number);
+				link_err(port->link->bond->dev,
+					 port->link->dev,
+					 "speed changed to 0 on port %d\n",
+					 port->actor_port_number);
 			} else if (duplex && ospeed != speed) {
 				/* Speed change restarts LACP state-machine */
 				port->sm_vars |= AD_PORT_BEGIN;
@@ -2471,36 +2471,36 @@ static void ad_update_actor_keys(struct port *port, bool reset)
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed - handle a slave's speed / duplex
+ * bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed - handle a link's speed / duplex
  * change indication
  *
- * @slave: slave struct to work on
+ * @link: link struct to work on
  *
  * Handle reselection of aggregator (if needed) for this port.
  */
-void bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed(struct slave *slave)
+void bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed(struct link *link)
 {
 	struct port *port;
 
-	port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port);
+	port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port);
 
-	/* if slave is null, the whole port is not initialized */
-	if (!port->slave) {
-		slave_warn(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev,
-			   "speed/duplex changed for uninitialized port\n");
+	/* if link is null, the whole port is not initialized */
+	if (!port->link) {
+		link_warn(link->bond->dev, link->dev,
+			  "speed/duplex changed for uninitialized port\n");
 		return;
 	}
 
-	spin_lock_bh(&slave->bond->mode_lock);
+	spin_lock_bh(&link->bond->mode_lock);
 	ad_update_actor_keys(port, false);
-	spin_unlock_bh(&slave->bond->mode_lock);
-	slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "Port %d changed speed/duplex\n",
-		  port->actor_port_number);
+	spin_unlock_bh(&link->bond->mode_lock);
+	link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "Port %d changed speed/duplex\n",
+		 port->actor_port_number);
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_3ad_handle_link_change - handle a slave's link status change indication
- * @slave: slave struct to work on
+ * bond_3ad_handle_link_change - handle a link's link status change indication
+ * @link: link struct to work on
  * @link: whether the link is now up or down
  *
  * Handle reselection of aggregator (if needed) for this port.
@@ -2511,15 +2511,15 @@ void bond_3ad_handle_link_change(struct link *link, char link_state)
 	struct port *port;
 	bool dummy;
 
-	port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port);
+	port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port);
 
-	/* if slave is null, the whole port is not initialized */
-	if (!port->slave) {
-		slave_warn(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status changed for uninitialized port\n");
+	/* if link is null, the whole port is not initialized */
+	if (!port->link) {
+		link_warn(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "link status changed for uninitialized port\n");
 		return;
 	}
 
-	spin_lock_bh(&slave->bond->mode_lock);
+	spin_lock_bh(&link->bond->mode_lock);
 	/* on link down we are zeroing duplex and speed since
 	 * some of the adaptors(ce1000.lan) report full duplex/speed
 	 * instead of N/A(duplex) / 0(speed).
@@ -2538,16 +2538,16 @@ void bond_3ad_handle_link_change(struct link *link, char link_state)
 	agg = __get_first_agg(port);
 	ad_agg_selection_logic(agg, &dummy);
 
-	spin_unlock_bh(&slave->bond->mode_lock);
+	spin_unlock_bh(&link->bond->mode_lock);
 
-	slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev, "Port %d changed link status to %s\n",
-		  port->actor_port_number,
-		  link_state == BOND_LINK_UP ? "UP" : "DOWN");
+	link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev, "Port %d changed link status to %s\n",
+		 port->actor_port_number,
+		 link_state == BOND_LINK_UP ? "UP" : "DOWN");
 
 	/* RTNL is held and mode_lock is released so it's safe
-	 * to update slave_array here.
+	 * to update link_array here.
 	 */
-	bond_update_slave_arr(slave->bond, NULL);
+	bond_update_link_arr(link->bond, NULL);
 }
 
 /**
@@ -2556,7 +2556,7 @@ void bond_3ad_handle_link_change(struct link *link, char link_state)
  *
  * if we have an active aggregator, we're up, if not, we're down.
  * Presumes that we cannot have an active aggregator if there are
- * no slaves with link up.
+ * no links with link up.
  *
  * This behavior complies with IEEE 802.3 section 43.3.9.
  *
@@ -2566,18 +2566,18 @@ void bond_3ad_handle_link_change(struct link *link, char link_state)
 int bond_3ad_set_carrier(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct aggregator *active;
-	struct slave *first_slave;
+	struct link *first_link;
 	int ret = 1;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	first_slave = bond_first_slave_rcu(bond);
-	if (!first_slave) {
+	first_link = bond_first_link_rcu(bond);
+	if (!first_link) {
 		ret = 0;
 		goto out;
 	}
-	active = __get_active_agg(&(SLAVE_AD_INFO(first_slave)->aggregator));
+	active = __get_active_agg(&(LINK_AD_INFO(first_link)->aggregator));
 	if (active) {
-		/* are enough slaves available to consider link up? */
+		/* are enough links available to consider link up? */
 		if (__agg_active_ports(active) < bond->params.min_links) {
 			if (netif_carrier_ok(bond->dev)) {
 				netif_carrier_off(bond->dev);
@@ -2608,11 +2608,11 @@ int __bond_3ad_get_active_agg_info(struct bonding *bond,
 {
 	struct aggregator *aggregator = NULL;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	struct port *port;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port);
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port);
 		if (port->aggregator && port->aggregator->is_active) {
 			aggregator = port->aggregator;
 			break;
@@ -2643,7 +2643,7 @@ int bond_3ad_get_active_agg_info(struct bonding *bond, struct ad_info *ad_info)
 }
 
 int bond_3ad_lacpdu_recv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
-			 struct slave *slave)
+			 struct link *link)
 {
 	struct lacpdu *lacpdu, _lacpdu;
 
@@ -2655,12 +2655,12 @@ int bond_3ad_lacpdu_recv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
 
 	lacpdu = skb_header_pointer(skb, 0, sizeof(_lacpdu), &_lacpdu);
 	if (!lacpdu) {
-		atomic64_inc(&SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->stats.lacpdu_illegal_rx);
+		atomic64_inc(&LINK_AD_INFO(link)->stats.lacpdu_illegal_rx);
 		atomic64_inc(&BOND_AD_INFO(bond).stats.lacpdu_illegal_rx);
 		return RX_HANDLER_ANOTHER;
 	}
 
-	return bond_3ad_rx_indication(lacpdu, slave);
+	return bond_3ad_rx_indication(lacpdu, link);
 }
 
 /**
@@ -2678,13 +2678,13 @@ void bond_3ad_update_lacp_rate(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct port *port = NULL;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	int lacp_fast;
 
 	lacp_fast = bond->params.lacp_fast;
 	spin_lock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		port = &(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		port = &(LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port);
 		if (lacp_fast)
 			port->actor_oper_port_state |= LACP_STATE_LACP_TIMEOUT;
 		else
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_alb.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_alb.c
index 9e6f80d8ef8c..8585f42eaa41 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_alb.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_alb.c
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ struct arp_pkt {
 #pragma pack()
 
 /* Forward declaration */
-static void alb_send_learning_packets(struct slave *slave, u8 mac_addr[],
+static void alb_send_learning_packets(struct link *link, u8 mac_addr[],
 				      bool strict_match);
 static void rlb_purge_src_ip(struct bonding *bond, struct arp_pkt *arp);
 static void rlb_src_unlink(struct bonding *bond, u32 index);
@@ -79,29 +79,29 @@ static inline void tlb_init_table_entry(struct tlb_client_info *entry, int save_
 		entry->tx_bytes = 0;
 	}
 
-	entry->tx_slave = NULL;
+	entry->tx_link = NULL;
 	entry->next = TLB_NULL_INDEX;
 	entry->prev = TLB_NULL_INDEX;
 }
 
-static inline void tlb_init_slave(struct slave *slave)
+static inline void tlb_init_link(struct link *link)
 {
-	SLAVE_TLB_INFO(slave).load = 0;
-	SLAVE_TLB_INFO(slave).head = TLB_NULL_INDEX;
+	LINK_TLB_INFO(link).load = 0;
+	LINK_TLB_INFO(link).head = TLB_NULL_INDEX;
 }
 
-static void __tlb_clear_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave,
+static void __tlb_clear_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link,
 			 int save_load)
 {
 	struct tlb_client_info *tx_hash_table;
 	u32 index;
 
-	/* clear slave from tx_hashtbl */
+	/* clear link from tx_hashtbl */
 	tx_hash_table = BOND_ALB_INFO(bond).tx_hashtbl;
 
 	/* skip this if we've already freed the tx hash table */
 	if (tx_hash_table) {
-		index = SLAVE_TLB_INFO(slave).head;
+		index = LINK_TLB_INFO(link).head;
 		while (index != TLB_NULL_INDEX) {
 			u32 next_index = tx_hash_table[index].next;
 			tlb_init_table_entry(&tx_hash_table[index], save_load);
@@ -109,14 +109,14 @@ static void __tlb_clear_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave,
 		}
 	}
 
-	tlb_init_slave(slave);
+	tlb_init_link(link);
 }
 
-static void tlb_clear_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave,
+static void tlb_clear_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link,
 			 int save_load)
 {
 	spin_lock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
-	__tlb_clear_slave(bond, slave, save_load);
+	__tlb_clear_link(bond, link, save_load);
 	spin_unlock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
 }
 
@@ -144,7 +144,7 @@ static int tlb_initialize(struct bonding *bond)
 	return 0;
 }
 
-/* Must be called only after all slaves have been released */
+/* Must be called only after all links have been released */
 static void tlb_deinitialize(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
@@ -157,28 +157,28 @@ static void tlb_deinitialize(struct bonding *bond)
 	spin_unlock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
 }
 
-static long long compute_gap(struct slave *slave)
+static long long compute_gap(struct link *link)
 {
-	return (s64) (slave->speed << 20) - /* Convert to Megabit per sec */
-	       (s64) (SLAVE_TLB_INFO(slave).load << 3); /* Bytes to bits */
+	return (s64) (link->speed << 20) - /* Convert to Megabit per sec */
+	       (s64) (LINK_TLB_INFO(link).load << 3); /* Bytes to bits */
 }
 
-static struct slave *tlb_get_least_loaded_slave(struct bonding *bond)
+static struct link *tlb_get_least_loaded_link(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *slave, *least_loaded;
+	struct link *link, *least_loaded;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	long long max_gap;
 
 	least_loaded = NULL;
 	max_gap = LLONG_MIN;
 
-	/* Find the slave with the largest gap */
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (bond_slave_can_tx(slave)) {
-			long long gap = compute_gap(slave);
+	/* Find the link with the largest gap */
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (bond_link_can_tx(link)) {
+			long long gap = compute_gap(link);
 
 			if (max_gap < gap) {
-				least_loaded = slave;
+				least_loaded = link;
 				max_gap = gap;
 			}
 		}
@@ -187,56 +187,56 @@ static struct slave *tlb_get_least_loaded_slave(struct bonding *bond)
 	return least_loaded;
 }
 
-static struct slave *__tlb_choose_channel(struct bonding *bond, u32 hash_index,
+static struct link *__tlb_choose_channel(struct bonding *bond, u32 hash_index,
 						u32 skb_len)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
 	struct tlb_client_info *hash_table;
-	struct slave *assigned_slave;
+	struct link *assigned_link;
 
 	hash_table = bond_info->tx_hashtbl;
-	assigned_slave = hash_table[hash_index].tx_slave;
-	if (!assigned_slave) {
-		assigned_slave = tlb_get_least_loaded_slave(bond);
+	assigned_link = hash_table[hash_index].tx_link;
+	if (!assigned_link) {
+		assigned_link = tlb_get_least_loaded_link(bond);
 
-		if (assigned_slave) {
-			struct tlb_slave_info *slave_info =
-				&(SLAVE_TLB_INFO(assigned_slave));
-			u32 next_index = slave_info->head;
+		if (assigned_link) {
+			struct tlb_link_info *link_info =
+				&(LINK_TLB_INFO(assigned_link));
+			u32 next_index = link_info->head;
 
-			hash_table[hash_index].tx_slave = assigned_slave;
+			hash_table[hash_index].tx_link = assigned_link;
 			hash_table[hash_index].next = next_index;
 			hash_table[hash_index].prev = TLB_NULL_INDEX;
 
 			if (next_index != TLB_NULL_INDEX)
 				hash_table[next_index].prev = hash_index;
 
-			slave_info->head = hash_index;
-			slave_info->load +=
+			link_info->head = hash_index;
+			link_info->load +=
 				hash_table[hash_index].load_history;
 		}
 	}
 
-	if (assigned_slave)
+	if (assigned_link)
 		hash_table[hash_index].tx_bytes += skb_len;
 
-	return assigned_slave;
+	return assigned_link;
 }
 
-static struct slave *tlb_choose_channel(struct bonding *bond, u32 hash_index,
+static struct link *tlb_choose_channel(struct bonding *bond, u32 hash_index,
 					u32 skb_len)
 {
-	struct slave *tx_slave;
+	struct link *tx_link;
 
 	/* We don't need to disable softirq here, becase
 	 * tlb_choose_channel() is only called by bond_alb_xmit()
 	 * which already has softirq disabled.
 	 */
 	spin_lock(&bond->mode_lock);
-	tx_slave = __tlb_choose_channel(bond, hash_index, skb_len);
+	tx_link = __tlb_choose_channel(bond, hash_index, skb_len);
 	spin_unlock(&bond->mode_lock);
 
-	return tx_slave;
+	return tx_link;
 }
 
 /*********************** rlb specific functions ***************************/
@@ -269,7 +269,7 @@ static void rlb_update_entry_from_arp(struct bonding *bond, struct arp_pkt *arp)
 }
 
 static int rlb_arp_recv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
-			struct slave *slave)
+			struct link *link)
 {
 	struct arp_pkt *arp, _arp;
 
@@ -295,67 +295,67 @@ static int rlb_arp_recv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
 	if (arp->op_code == htons(ARPOP_REPLY)) {
 		/* update rx hash table for this ARP */
 		rlb_update_entry_from_arp(bond, arp);
-		slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Server received an ARP Reply from client\n");
+		link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "Server received an ARP Reply from client\n");
 	}
 out:
 	return RX_HANDLER_ANOTHER;
 }
 
 /* Caller must hold rcu_read_lock() */
-static struct slave *__rlb_next_rx_slave(struct bonding *bond)
+static struct link *__rlb_next_rx_link(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
-	struct slave *before = NULL, *rx_slave = NULL, *slave;
+	struct link *before = NULL, *rx_link = NULL, *link;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	bool found = false;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (!bond_slave_can_tx(slave))
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (!bond_link_can_tx(link))
 			continue;
 		if (!found) {
-			if (!before || before->speed < slave->speed)
-				before = slave;
+			if (!before || before->speed < link->speed)
+				before = link;
 		} else {
-			if (!rx_slave || rx_slave->speed < slave->speed)
-				rx_slave = slave;
+			if (!rx_link || rx_link->speed < link->speed)
+				rx_link = link;
 		}
-		if (slave == bond_info->rx_slave)
+		if (link == bond_info->rx_link)
 			found = true;
 	}
 	/* we didn't find anything after the current or we have something
-	 * better before and up to the current slave
+	 * better before and up to the current link
 	 */
-	if (!rx_slave || (before && rx_slave->speed < before->speed))
-		rx_slave = before;
+	if (!rx_link || (before && rx_link->speed < before->speed))
+		rx_link = before;
 
-	if (rx_slave)
-		bond_info->rx_slave = rx_slave;
+	if (rx_link)
+		bond_info->rx_link = rx_link;
 
-	return rx_slave;
+	return rx_link;
 }
 
 /* Caller must hold RTNL, rcu_read_lock is obtained only to silence checkers */
-static struct slave *rlb_next_rx_slave(struct bonding *bond)
+static struct link *rlb_next_rx_link(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *rx_slave;
+	struct link *rx_link;
 
 	ASSERT_RTNL();
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	rx_slave = __rlb_next_rx_slave(bond);
+	rx_link = __rlb_next_rx_link(bond);
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 
-	return rx_slave;
+	return rx_link;
 }
 
-/* teach the switch the mac of a disabled slave
+/* teach the switch the mac of a disabled link
  * on the primary for fault tolerance
  *
  * Caller must hold RTNL
  */
 static void rlb_teach_disabled_mac_on_primary(struct bonding *bond, u8 addr[])
 {
-	struct slave *curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	struct link *curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
 	if (!curr_active)
 		return;
@@ -372,32 +372,32 @@ static void rlb_teach_disabled_mac_on_primary(struct bonding *bond, u8 addr[])
 	alb_send_learning_packets(curr_active, addr, true);
 }
 
-/* slave being removed should not be active at this point
+/* link being removed should not be active at this point
  *
  * Caller must hold rtnl.
  */
-static void rlb_clear_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
+static void rlb_clear_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
 	struct rlb_client_info *rx_hash_table;
 	u32 index, next_index;
 
-	/* clear slave from rx_hashtbl */
+	/* clear link from rx_hashtbl */
 	spin_lock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
 
 	rx_hash_table = bond_info->rx_hashtbl;
 	index = bond_info->rx_hashtbl_used_head;
 	for (; index != RLB_NULL_INDEX; index = next_index) {
 		next_index = rx_hash_table[index].used_next;
-		if (rx_hash_table[index].slave == slave) {
-			struct slave *assigned_slave = rlb_next_rx_slave(bond);
+		if (rx_hash_table[index].link == link) {
+			struct link *assigned_link = rlb_next_rx_link(bond);
 
-			if (assigned_slave) {
-				rx_hash_table[index].slave = assigned_slave;
+			if (assigned_link) {
+				rx_hash_table[index].link = assigned_link;
 				if (is_valid_ether_addr(rx_hash_table[index].mac_dst)) {
 					bond_info->rx_hashtbl[index].ntt = 1;
 					bond_info->rx_ntt = 1;
-					/* A slave has been removed from the
+					/* A link has been removed from the
 					 * table because it is either disabled
 					 * or being released. We must retry the
 					 * update to avoid clients from not
@@ -407,23 +407,23 @@ static void rlb_clear_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
 					bond_info->rlb_update_retry_counter =
 						RLB_UPDATE_RETRY;
 				}
-			} else {  /* there is no active slave */
-				rx_hash_table[index].slave = NULL;
+			} else {  /* there is no active link */
+				rx_hash_table[index].link = NULL;
 			}
 		}
 	}
 
 	spin_unlock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
 
-	if (slave != rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave))
-		rlb_teach_disabled_mac_on_primary(bond, slave->dev->dev_addr);
+	if (link != rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link))
+		rlb_teach_disabled_mac_on_primary(bond, link->dev->dev_addr);
 }
 
 static void rlb_update_client(struct rlb_client_info *client_info)
 {
 	int i;
 
-	if (!client_info->slave || !is_valid_ether_addr(client_info->mac_dst))
+	if (!client_info->link || !is_valid_ether_addr(client_info->mac_dst))
 		return;
 
 	for (i = 0; i < RLB_ARP_BURST_SIZE; i++) {
@@ -431,19 +431,19 @@ static void rlb_update_client(struct rlb_client_info *client_info)
 
 		skb = arp_create(ARPOP_REPLY, ETH_P_ARP,
 				 client_info->ip_dst,
-				 client_info->slave->dev,
+				 client_info->link->dev,
 				 client_info->ip_src,
 				 client_info->mac_dst,
-				 client_info->slave->dev->dev_addr,
+				 client_info->link->dev->dev_addr,
 				 client_info->mac_dst);
 		if (!skb) {
-			slave_err(client_info->slave->bond->dev,
-				  client_info->slave->dev,
-				  "failed to create an ARP packet\n");
+			link_err(client_info->link->bond->dev,
+				 client_info->link->dev,
+				 "failed to create an ARP packet\n");
 			continue;
 		}
 
-		skb->dev = client_info->slave->dev;
+		skb->dev = client_info->link->dev;
 
 		if (client_info->vlan_id) {
 			__vlan_hwaccel_put_tag(skb, htons(ETH_P_8021Q),
@@ -482,8 +482,8 @@ static void rlb_update_rx_clients(struct bonding *bond)
 	spin_unlock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
 }
 
-/* The slave was assigned a new mac address - update the clients */
-static void rlb_req_update_slave_clients(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
+/* The link was assigned a new mac address - update the clients */
+static void rlb_req_update_link_clients(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
 	struct rlb_client_info *client_info;
@@ -497,7 +497,7 @@ static void rlb_req_update_slave_clients(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *sla
 	     hash_index = client_info->used_next) {
 		client_info = &(bond_info->rx_hashtbl[hash_index]);
 
-		if ((client_info->slave == slave) &&
+		if ((client_info->link == link) &&
 		    is_valid_ether_addr(client_info->mac_dst)) {
 			client_info->ntt = 1;
 			ntt = 1;
@@ -528,16 +528,16 @@ static void rlb_req_update_subnet_clients(struct bonding *bond, __be32 src_ip)
 	     hash_index = client_info->used_next) {
 		client_info = &(bond_info->rx_hashtbl[hash_index]);
 
-		if (!client_info->slave) {
+		if (!client_info->link) {
 			netdev_err(bond->dev, "found a client with no channel in the client's hash table\n");
 			continue;
 		}
 		/* update all clients using this src_ip, that are not assigned
-		 * to the team's address (curr_active_slave) and have a known
+		 * to the team's address (curr_active_link) and have a known
 		 * unicast mac address.
 		 */
 		if ((client_info->ip_src == src_ip) &&
-		    !ether_addr_equal_64bits(client_info->slave->dev->dev_addr,
+		    !ether_addr_equal_64bits(client_info->link->dev->dev_addr,
 					     bond->dev->dev_addr) &&
 		    is_valid_ether_addr(client_info->mac_dst)) {
 			client_info->ntt = 1;
@@ -548,18 +548,18 @@ static void rlb_req_update_subnet_clients(struct bonding *bond, __be32 src_ip)
 	spin_unlock(&bond->mode_lock);
 }
 
-static struct slave *rlb_choose_channel(struct sk_buff *skb,
+static struct link *rlb_choose_channel(struct sk_buff *skb,
 					struct bonding *bond,
 					const struct arp_pkt *arp)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
-	struct slave *assigned_slave, *curr_active_slave;
+	struct link *assigned_link, *curr_active_link;
 	struct rlb_client_info *client_info;
 	u32 hash_index = 0;
 
 	spin_lock(&bond->mode_lock);
 
-	curr_active_slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	curr_active_link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
 	hash_index = _simple_hash((u8 *)&arp->ip_dst, sizeof(arp->ip_dst));
 	client_info = &(bond_info->rx_hashtbl[hash_index]);
@@ -574,27 +574,27 @@ static struct slave *rlb_choose_channel(struct sk_buff *skb,
 			}
 			ether_addr_copy(client_info->mac_src, arp->mac_src);
 
-			assigned_slave = client_info->slave;
-			if (assigned_slave) {
+			assigned_link = client_info->link;
+			if (assigned_link) {
 				spin_unlock(&bond->mode_lock);
-				return assigned_slave;
+				return assigned_link;
 			}
 		} else {
 			/* the entry is already assigned to some other client,
-			 * move the old client to primary (curr_active_slave) so
+			 * move the old client to primary (curr_active_link) so
 			 * that the new client can be assigned to this entry.
 			 */
-			if (curr_active_slave &&
-			    client_info->slave != curr_active_slave) {
-				client_info->slave = curr_active_slave;
+			if (curr_active_link &&
+			    client_info->link != curr_active_link) {
+				client_info->link = curr_active_link;
 				rlb_update_client(client_info);
 			}
 		}
 	}
-	/* assign a new slave */
-	assigned_slave = __rlb_next_rx_slave(bond);
+	/* assign a new link */
+	assigned_link = __rlb_next_rx_link(bond);
 
-	if (assigned_slave) {
+	if (assigned_link) {
 		if (!(client_info->assigned &&
 		      client_info->ip_src == arp->ip_src)) {
 			/* ip_src is going to be updated,
@@ -614,7 +614,7 @@ static struct slave *rlb_choose_channel(struct sk_buff *skb,
 		 */
 		ether_addr_copy(client_info->mac_dst, arp->mac_dst);
 		ether_addr_copy(client_info->mac_src, arp->mac_src);
-		client_info->slave = assigned_slave;
+		client_info->link = assigned_link;
 
 		if (is_valid_ether_addr(client_info->mac_dst)) {
 			client_info->ntt = 1;
@@ -640,16 +640,16 @@ static struct slave *rlb_choose_channel(struct sk_buff *skb,
 
 	spin_unlock(&bond->mode_lock);
 
-	return assigned_slave;
+	return assigned_link;
 }
 
 /* chooses (and returns) transmit channel for arp reply
  * does not choose channel for other arp types since they are
- * sent on the curr_active_slave
+ * sent on the curr_active_link
  */
-static struct slave *rlb_arp_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond)
+static struct link *rlb_arp_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *tx_slave = NULL;
+	struct link *tx_link = NULL;
 	struct arp_pkt *arp;
 
 	if (!pskb_network_may_pull(skb, sizeof(*arp)))
@@ -659,24 +659,24 @@ static struct slave *rlb_arp_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond)
 	/* Don't modify or load balance ARPs that do not originate locally
 	 * (e.g.,arrive via a bridge).
 	 */
-	if (!bond_slave_has_mac_rx(bond, arp->mac_src))
+	if (!bond_link_has_mac_rx(bond, arp->mac_src))
 		return NULL;
 
 	if (arp->op_code == htons(ARPOP_REPLY)) {
 		/* the arp must be sent on the selected rx channel */
-		tx_slave = rlb_choose_channel(skb, bond, arp);
-		if (tx_slave)
-			bond_hw_addr_copy(arp->mac_src, tx_slave->dev->dev_addr,
-					  tx_slave->dev->addr_len);
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(slave %s): Server sent ARP Reply packet\n",
-			   tx_slave ? tx_slave->dev->name : "NULL");
+		tx_link = rlb_choose_channel(skb, bond, arp);
+		if (tx_link)
+			bond_hw_addr_copy(arp->mac_src, tx_link->dev->dev_addr,
+					  tx_link->dev->addr_len);
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(link %s): Server sent ARP Reply packet\n",
+			   tx_link ? tx_link->dev->name : "NULL");
 	} else if (arp->op_code == htons(ARPOP_REQUEST)) {
 		/* Create an entry in the rx_hashtbl for this client as a
 		 * place holder.
 		 * When the arp reply is received the entry will be updated
 		 * with the correct unicast address of the client.
 		 */
-		tx_slave = rlb_choose_channel(skb, bond, arp);
+		tx_link = rlb_choose_channel(skb, bond, arp);
 
 		/* The ARP reply packets must be delayed so that
 		 * they can cancel out the influence of the ARP request.
@@ -685,21 +685,21 @@ static struct slave *rlb_arp_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond)
 
 		/* arp requests are broadcast and are sent on the primary
 		 * the arp request will collapse all clients on the subnet to
-		 * the primary slave. We must register these clients to be
+		 * the primary link. We must register these clients to be
 		 * updated with their assigned mac.
 		 */
 		rlb_req_update_subnet_clients(bond, arp->ip_src);
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(slave %s): Server sent ARP Request packet\n",
-			   tx_slave ? tx_slave->dev->name : "NULL");
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "(link %s): Server sent ARP Request packet\n",
+			   tx_link ? tx_link->dev->name : "NULL");
 	}
 
-	return tx_slave;
+	return tx_link;
 }
 
 static void rlb_rebalance(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
-	struct slave *assigned_slave;
+	struct link *assigned_link;
 	struct rlb_client_info *client_info;
 	int ntt;
 	u32 hash_index;
@@ -711,9 +711,9 @@ static void rlb_rebalance(struct bonding *bond)
 	for (; hash_index != RLB_NULL_INDEX;
 	     hash_index = client_info->used_next) {
 		client_info = &(bond_info->rx_hashtbl[hash_index]);
-		assigned_slave = __rlb_next_rx_slave(bond);
-		if (assigned_slave && (client_info->slave != assigned_slave)) {
-			client_info->slave = assigned_slave;
+		assigned_link = __rlb_next_rx_link(bond);
+		if (assigned_link && (client_info->link != assigned_link)) {
+			client_info->link = assigned_link;
 			if (!is_zero_ether_addr(client_info->mac_dst)) {
 				client_info->ntt = 1;
 				ntt = 1;
@@ -733,7 +733,7 @@ static void rlb_init_table_entry_dst(struct rlb_client_info *entry)
 	entry->used_next = RLB_NULL_INDEX;
 	entry->used_prev = RLB_NULL_INDEX;
 	entry->assigned = 0;
-	entry->slave = NULL;
+	entry->link = NULL;
 	entry->vlan_id = 0;
 }
 static void rlb_init_table_entry_src(struct rlb_client_info *entry)
@@ -902,7 +902,7 @@ static void rlb_clear_vlan(struct bonding *bond, unsigned short vlan_id)
 
 /*********************** tlb/rlb shared functions *********************/
 
-static void alb_send_lp_vid(struct slave *slave, u8 mac_addr[],
+static void alb_send_lp_vid(struct link *link, u8 mac_addr[],
 			    __be16 vlan_proto, u16 vid)
 {
 	struct learning_pkt pkt;
@@ -924,10 +924,10 @@ static void alb_send_lp_vid(struct slave *slave, u8 mac_addr[],
 	skb->network_header = skb->mac_header + ETH_HLEN;
 	skb->protocol = pkt.type;
 	skb->priority = TC_PRIO_CONTROL;
-	skb->dev = slave->dev;
+	skb->dev = link->dev;
 
-	slave_dbg(slave->bond->dev, slave->dev,
-		  "Send learning packet: mac %pM vlan %d\n", mac_addr, vid);
+	link_dbg(link->bond->dev, link->dev,
+		 "Send learning packet: mac %pM vlan %d\n", mac_addr, vid);
 
 	if (vid)
 		__vlan_hwaccel_put_tag(skb, vlan_proto, vid);
@@ -937,7 +937,7 @@ static void alb_send_lp_vid(struct slave *slave, u8 mac_addr[],
 
 struct alb_walk_data {
 	struct bonding *bond;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	u8 *mac_addr;
 	bool strict_match;
 };
@@ -947,18 +947,18 @@ static int alb_upper_dev_walk(struct net_device *upper, void *_data)
 	struct alb_walk_data *data = _data;
 	bool strict_match = data->strict_match;
 	struct bonding *bond = data->bond;
-	struct slave *slave = data->slave;
+	struct link *link = data->link;
 	u8 *mac_addr = data->mac_addr;
 	struct bond_vlan_tag *tags;
 
 	if (is_vlan_dev(upper) &&
 	    bond->dev->lower_level == upper->lower_level - 1) {
 		if (upper->addr_assign_type == NET_ADDR_STOLEN) {
-			alb_send_lp_vid(slave, mac_addr,
+			alb_send_lp_vid(link, mac_addr,
 					vlan_dev_vlan_proto(upper),
 					vlan_dev_vlan_id(upper));
 		} else {
-			alb_send_lp_vid(slave, upper->dev_addr,
+			alb_send_lp_vid(link, upper->dev_addr,
 					vlan_dev_vlan_proto(upper),
 					vlan_dev_vlan_id(upper));
 		}
@@ -971,7 +971,7 @@ static int alb_upper_dev_walk(struct net_device *upper, void *_data)
 		tags = bond_verify_device_path(bond->dev, upper, 0);
 		if (IS_ERR_OR_NULL(tags))
 			BUG();
-		alb_send_lp_vid(slave, upper->dev_addr,
+		alb_send_lp_vid(link, upper->dev_addr,
 				tags[0].vlan_proto, tags[0].vlan_id);
 		kfree(tags);
 	}
@@ -979,19 +979,19 @@ static int alb_upper_dev_walk(struct net_device *upper, void *_data)
 	return 0;
 }
 
-static void alb_send_learning_packets(struct slave *slave, u8 mac_addr[],
+static void alb_send_learning_packets(struct link *link, u8 mac_addr[],
 				      bool strict_match)
 {
-	struct bonding *bond = bond_get_bond_by_slave(slave);
+	struct bonding *bond = bond_get_bond_by_link(link);
 	struct alb_walk_data data = {
 		.strict_match = strict_match,
 		.mac_addr = mac_addr,
-		.slave = slave,
+		.link = link,
 		.bond = bond,
 	};
 
 	/* send untagged */
-	alb_send_lp_vid(slave, mac_addr, 0, 0);
+	alb_send_lp_vid(link, mac_addr, 0, 0);
 
 	/* loop through all devices and see if we need to send a packet
 	 * for that device.
@@ -1001,43 +1001,43 @@ static void alb_send_learning_packets(struct slave *slave, u8 mac_addr[],
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 }
 
-static int alb_set_slave_mac_addr(struct slave *slave, u8 addr[],
+static int alb_set_link_mac_addr(struct link *link, u8 addr[],
 				  unsigned int len)
 {
-	struct net_device *dev = slave->dev;
+	struct net_device *dev = link->dev;
 	struct sockaddr_storage ss;
 
-	if (BOND_MODE(slave->bond) == BOND_MODE_TLB) {
+	if (BOND_MODE(link->bond) == BOND_MODE_TLB) {
 		memcpy(dev->dev_addr, addr, len);
 		return 0;
 	}
 
-	/* for rlb each slave must have a unique hw mac addresses so that
-	 * each slave will receive packets destined to a different mac
+	/* for rlb each link must have a unique hw mac addresses so that
+	 * each link will receive packets destined to a different mac
 	 */
 	memcpy(ss.__data, addr, len);
 	ss.ss_family = dev->type;
 	if (dev_set_mac_address(dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss, NULL)) {
-		slave_err(slave->bond->dev, dev, "dev_set_mac_address on slave failed! ALB mode requires that the base driver support setting the hw address also when the network device's interface is open\n");
+		link_err(link->bond->dev, dev, "dev_set_mac_address on link failed! ALB mode requires that the base driver support setting the hw address also when the network device's interface is open\n");
 		return -EOPNOTSUPP;
 	}
 	return 0;
 }
 
-/* Swap MAC addresses between two slaves.
+/* Swap MAC addresses between two links.
  *
  * Called with RTNL held, and no other locks.
  */
-static void alb_swap_mac_addr(struct slave *slave1, struct slave *slave2)
+static void alb_swap_mac_addr(struct link *link1, struct link *link2)
 {
 	u8 tmp_mac_addr[MAX_ADDR_LEN];
 
-	bond_hw_addr_copy(tmp_mac_addr, slave1->dev->dev_addr,
-			  slave1->dev->addr_len);
-	alb_set_slave_mac_addr(slave1, slave2->dev->dev_addr,
-			       slave2->dev->addr_len);
-	alb_set_slave_mac_addr(slave2, tmp_mac_addr,
-			       slave1->dev->addr_len);
+	bond_hw_addr_copy(tmp_mac_addr, link1->dev->dev_addr,
+			  link1->dev->addr_len);
+	alb_set_link_mac_addr(link1, link2->dev->dev_addr,
+			       link2->dev->addr_len);
+	alb_set_link_mac_addr(link2, tmp_mac_addr,
+			       link1->dev->addr_len);
 
 }
 
@@ -1045,77 +1045,77 @@ static void alb_swap_mac_addr(struct slave *slave1, struct slave *slave2)
  *
  * Called with RTNL and no other locks
  */
-static void alb_fasten_mac_swap(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave1,
-				struct slave *slave2)
+static void alb_fasten_mac_swap(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link1,
+				struct link *link2)
 {
-	int slaves_state_differ = (bond_slave_can_tx(slave1) != bond_slave_can_tx(slave2));
-	struct slave *disabled_slave = NULL;
+	int links_state_differ = (bond_link_can_tx(link1) != bond_link_can_tx(link2));
+	struct link *disabled_link = NULL;
 
 	ASSERT_RTNL();
 
 	/* fasten the change in the switch */
-	if (bond_slave_can_tx(slave1)) {
-		alb_send_learning_packets(slave1, slave1->dev->dev_addr, false);
+	if (bond_link_can_tx(link1)) {
+		alb_send_learning_packets(link1, link1->dev->dev_addr, false);
 		if (bond->alb_info.rlb_enabled) {
 			/* inform the clients that the mac address
 			 * has changed
 			 */
-			rlb_req_update_slave_clients(bond, slave1);
+			rlb_req_update_link_clients(bond, link1);
 		}
 	} else {
-		disabled_slave = slave1;
+		disabled_link = link1;
 	}
 
-	if (bond_slave_can_tx(slave2)) {
-		alb_send_learning_packets(slave2, slave2->dev->dev_addr, false);
+	if (bond_link_can_tx(link2)) {
+		alb_send_learning_packets(link2, link2->dev->dev_addr, false);
 		if (bond->alb_info.rlb_enabled) {
 			/* inform the clients that the mac address
 			 * has changed
 			 */
-			rlb_req_update_slave_clients(bond, slave2);
+			rlb_req_update_link_clients(bond, link2);
 		}
 	} else {
-		disabled_slave = slave2;
+		disabled_link = link2;
 	}
 
-	if (bond->alb_info.rlb_enabled && slaves_state_differ) {
-		/* A disabled slave was assigned an active mac addr */
+	if (bond->alb_info.rlb_enabled && links_state_differ) {
+		/* A disabled link was assigned an active mac addr */
 		rlb_teach_disabled_mac_on_primary(bond,
-						  disabled_slave->dev->dev_addr);
+						  disabled_link->dev->dev_addr);
 	}
 }
 
 /**
  * alb_change_hw_addr_on_detach
  * @bond: bonding we're working on
- * @slave: the slave that was just detached
+ * @link: the link that was just detached
  *
- * We assume that @slave was already detached from the slave list.
+ * We assume that @link was already detached from the link list.
  *
- * If @slave's permanent hw address is different both from its current
+ * If @link's permanent hw address is different both from its current
  * address and from @bond's address, then somewhere in the bond there's
- * a slave that has @slave's permanet address as its current address.
- * We'll make sure that that slave no longer uses @slave's permanent address.
+ * a link that has @link's permanet address as its current address.
+ * We'll make sure that that link no longer uses @link's permanent address.
  *
  * Caller must hold RTNL and no other locks
  */
-static void alb_change_hw_addr_on_detach(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
+static void alb_change_hw_addr_on_detach(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link)
 {
 	int perm_curr_diff;
 	int perm_bond_diff;
-	struct slave *found_slave;
+	struct link *found_link;
 
-	perm_curr_diff = !ether_addr_equal_64bits(slave->perm_hwaddr,
-						  slave->dev->dev_addr);
-	perm_bond_diff = !ether_addr_equal_64bits(slave->perm_hwaddr,
+	perm_curr_diff = !ether_addr_equal_64bits(link->perm_hwaddr,
+						  link->dev->dev_addr);
+	perm_bond_diff = !ether_addr_equal_64bits(link->perm_hwaddr,
 						  bond->dev->dev_addr);
 
 	if (perm_curr_diff && perm_bond_diff) {
-		found_slave = bond_slave_has_mac(bond, slave->perm_hwaddr);
+		found_link = bond_link_has_mac(bond, link->perm_hwaddr);
 
-		if (found_slave) {
-			alb_swap_mac_addr(slave, found_slave);
-			alb_fasten_mac_swap(bond, slave, found_slave);
+		if (found_link) {
+			alb_swap_mac_addr(link, found_link);
+			alb_fasten_mac_swap(bond, link, found_link);
 		}
 	}
 }
@@ -1123,81 +1123,81 @@ static void alb_change_hw_addr_on_detach(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *sla
 /**
  * alb_handle_addr_collision_on_attach
  * @bond: bonding we're working on
- * @slave: the slave that was just attached
+ * @link: the link that was just attached
  *
- * checks uniqueness of slave's mac address and handles the case the
- * new slave uses the bonds mac address.
+ * checks uniqueness of link's mac address and handles the case the
+ * new link uses the bonds mac address.
  *
- * If the permanent hw address of @slave is @bond's hw address, we need to
- * find a different hw address to give @slave, that isn't in use by any other
- * slave in the bond. This address must be, of course, one of the permanent
- * addresses of the other slaves.
+ * If the permanent hw address of @link is @bond's hw address, we need to
+ * find a different hw address to give @link, that isn't in use by any other
+ * link in the bond. This address must be, of course, one of the permanent
+ * addresses of the other links.
  *
- * We go over the slave list, and for each slave there we compare its
- * permanent hw address with the current address of all the other slaves.
- * If no match was found, then we've found a slave with a permanent address
- * that isn't used by any other slave in the bond, so we can assign it to
- * @slave.
+ * We go over the link list, and for each link there we compare its
+ * permanent hw address with the current address of all the other links.
+ * If no match was found, then we've found a link with a permanent address
+ * that isn't used by any other link in the bond, so we can assign it to
+ * @link.
  *
- * assumption: this function is called before @slave is attached to the
- *	       bond slave list.
+ * assumption: this function is called before @link is attached to the
+ *	       bond link list.
  */
-static int alb_handle_addr_collision_on_attach(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
+static int alb_handle_addr_collision_on_attach(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link)
 {
-	struct slave *has_bond_addr = rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave);
-	struct slave *tmp_slave1, *free_mac_slave = NULL;
+	struct link *has_bond_addr = rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link);
+	struct link *tmp_link1, *free_mac_link = NULL;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond)) {
-		/* this is the first slave */
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond)) {
+		/* this is the first link */
 		return 0;
 	}
 
-	/* if slave's mac address differs from bond's mac address
-	 * check uniqueness of slave's mac address against the other
-	 * slaves in the bond.
+	/* if link's mac address differs from bond's mac address
+	 * check uniqueness of link's mac address against the other
+	 * links in the bond.
 	 */
-	if (!ether_addr_equal_64bits(slave->perm_hwaddr, bond->dev->dev_addr)) {
-		if (!bond_slave_has_mac(bond, slave->dev->dev_addr))
+	if (!ether_addr_equal_64bits(link->perm_hwaddr, bond->dev->dev_addr)) {
+		if (!bond_link_has_mac(bond, link->dev->dev_addr))
 			return 0;
 
-		/* Try setting slave mac to bond address and fall-through
+		/* Try setting link mac to bond address and fall-through
 		 * to code handling that situation below...
 		 */
-		alb_set_slave_mac_addr(slave, bond->dev->dev_addr,
+		alb_set_link_mac_addr(link, bond->dev->dev_addr,
 				       bond->dev->addr_len);
 	}
 
-	/* The slave's address is equal to the address of the bond.
-	 * Search for a spare address in the bond for this slave.
+	/* The link's address is equal to the address of the bond.
+	 * Search for a spare address in the bond for this link.
 	 */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, tmp_slave1, iter) {
-		if (!bond_slave_has_mac(bond, tmp_slave1->perm_hwaddr)) {
-			/* no slave has tmp_slave1's perm addr
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, tmp_link1, iter) {
+		if (!bond_link_has_mac(bond, tmp_link1->perm_hwaddr)) {
+			/* no link has tmp_link1's perm addr
 			 * as its curr addr
 			 */
-			free_mac_slave = tmp_slave1;
+			free_mac_link = tmp_link1;
 			break;
 		}
 
 		if (!has_bond_addr) {
-			if (ether_addr_equal_64bits(tmp_slave1->dev->dev_addr,
+			if (ether_addr_equal_64bits(tmp_link1->dev->dev_addr,
 						    bond->dev->dev_addr)) {
 
-				has_bond_addr = tmp_slave1;
+				has_bond_addr = tmp_link1;
 			}
 		}
 	}
 
-	if (free_mac_slave) {
-		alb_set_slave_mac_addr(slave, free_mac_slave->perm_hwaddr,
-				       free_mac_slave->dev->addr_len);
+	if (free_mac_link) {
+		alb_set_link_mac_addr(link, free_mac_link->perm_hwaddr,
+				       free_mac_link->dev->addr_len);
 
-		slave_warn(bond->dev, slave->dev, "the slave hw address is in use by the bond; giving it the hw address of %s\n",
-			   free_mac_slave->dev->name);
+		link_warn(bond->dev, link->dev, "the link hw address is in use by the bond; giving it the hw address of %s\n",
+			  free_mac_link->dev->name);
 
 	} else if (has_bond_addr) {
-		slave_err(bond->dev, slave->dev, "the slave hw address is in use by the bond; couldn't find a slave with a free hw address to give it (this should not have happened)\n");
+		link_err(bond->dev, link->dev, "the link hw address is in use by the bond; couldn't find a link with a free hw address to give it (this should not have happened)\n");
 		return -EFAULT;
 	}
 
@@ -1209,18 +1209,18 @@ static int alb_handle_addr_collision_on_attach(struct bonding *bond, struct slav
  * @bond: bonding we're working on
  * @addr: MAC address to set
  *
- * In TLB mode all slaves are configured to the bond's hw address, but set
+ * In TLB mode all links are configured to the bond's hw address, but set
  * their dev_addr field to different addresses (based on their permanent hw
  * addresses).
  *
- * For each slave, this function sets the interface to the new address and then
+ * For each link, this function sets the interface to the new address and then
  * changes its dev_addr field to its previous value.
  *
  * Unwinding assumes bond's mac address has not yet changed.
  */
 static int alb_set_mac_address(struct bonding *bond, void *addr)
 {
-	struct slave *slave, *rollback_slave;
+	struct link *link, *rollback_link;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	struct sockaddr_storage ss;
 	char tmp_addr[MAX_ADDR_LEN];
@@ -1229,16 +1229,16 @@ static int alb_set_mac_address(struct bonding *bond, void *addr)
 	if (bond->alb_info.rlb_enabled)
 		return 0;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
 		/* save net_device's current hw address */
-		bond_hw_addr_copy(tmp_addr, slave->dev->dev_addr,
-				  slave->dev->addr_len);
+		bond_hw_addr_copy(tmp_addr, link->dev->dev_addr,
+				  link->dev->addr_len);
 
-		res = dev_set_mac_address(slave->dev, addr, NULL);
+		res = dev_set_mac_address(link->dev, addr, NULL);
 
 		/* restore net_device's hw address */
-		bond_hw_addr_copy(slave->dev->dev_addr, tmp_addr,
-				  slave->dev->addr_len);
+		bond_hw_addr_copy(link->dev->dev_addr, tmp_addr,
+				  link->dev->addr_len);
 
 		if (res)
 			goto unwind;
@@ -1250,16 +1250,16 @@ static int alb_set_mac_address(struct bonding *bond, void *addr)
 	memcpy(ss.__data, bond->dev->dev_addr, bond->dev->addr_len);
 	ss.ss_family = bond->dev->type;
 
-	/* unwind from head to the slave that failed */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, rollback_slave, iter) {
-		if (rollback_slave == slave)
+	/* unwind from head to the link that failed */
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, rollback_link, iter) {
+		if (rollback_link == link)
 			break;
-		bond_hw_addr_copy(tmp_addr, rollback_slave->dev->dev_addr,
-				  rollback_slave->dev->addr_len);
-		dev_set_mac_address(rollback_slave->dev,
+		bond_hw_addr_copy(tmp_addr, rollback_link->dev->dev_addr,
+				  rollback_link->dev->addr_len);
+		dev_set_mac_address(rollback_link->dev,
 				    (struct sockaddr *)&ss, NULL);
-		bond_hw_addr_copy(rollback_slave->dev->dev_addr, tmp_addr,
-				  rollback_slave->dev->addr_len);
+		bond_hw_addr_copy(rollback_link->dev->dev_addr, tmp_addr,
+				  rollback_link->dev->addr_len);
 	}
 
 	return res;
@@ -1300,30 +1300,30 @@ void bond_alb_deinitialize(struct bonding *bond)
 }
 
 static netdev_tx_t bond_do_alb_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
-				    struct slave *tx_slave)
+				    struct link *tx_link)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
 	struct ethhdr *eth_data = eth_hdr(skb);
 
-	if (!tx_slave) {
+	if (!tx_link) {
 		/* unbalanced or unassigned, send through primary */
-		tx_slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+		tx_link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 		if (bond->params.tlb_dynamic_lb)
 			bond_info->unbalanced_load += skb->len;
 	}
 
-	if (tx_slave && bond_slave_can_tx(tx_slave)) {
-		if (tx_slave != rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave)) {
+	if (tx_link && bond_link_can_tx(tx_link)) {
+		if (tx_link != rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link)) {
 			ether_addr_copy(eth_data->h_source,
-					tx_slave->dev->dev_addr);
+					tx_link->dev->dev_addr);
 		}
 
-		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, tx_slave->dev);
+		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, tx_link->dev);
 	}
 
-	if (tx_slave && bond->params.tlb_dynamic_lb) {
+	if (tx_link && bond->params.tlb_dynamic_lb) {
 		spin_lock(&bond->mode_lock);
-		__tlb_clear_slave(bond, tx_slave, 0);
+		__tlb_clear_link(bond, tx_link, 0);
 		spin_unlock(&bond->mode_lock);
 	}
 
@@ -1331,10 +1331,10 @@ static netdev_tx_t bond_do_alb_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
 	return bond_tx_drop(bond->dev, skb);
 }
 
-struct slave *bond_xmit_tlb_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
+struct link *bond_xmit_tlb_link_get(struct bonding *bond,
 				      struct sk_buff *skb)
 {
-	struct slave *tx_slave = NULL;
+	struct link *tx_link = NULL;
 	struct ethhdr *eth_data;
 	u32 hash_index;
 
@@ -1350,40 +1350,40 @@ struct slave *bond_xmit_tlb_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
 		case htons(ETH_P_IPV6):
 			hash_index = bond_xmit_hash(bond, skb);
 			if (bond->params.tlb_dynamic_lb) {
-				tx_slave = tlb_choose_channel(bond,
+				tx_link = tlb_choose_channel(bond,
 							      hash_index & 0xFF,
 							      skb->len);
 			} else {
-				struct bond_up_slave *slaves;
+				struct bond_up_link *links;
 				unsigned int count;
 
-				slaves = rcu_dereference(bond->usable_slaves);
-				count = slaves ? READ_ONCE(slaves->count) : 0;
+				links = rcu_dereference(bond->usable_links);
+				count = links ? READ_ONCE(links->count) : 0;
 				if (likely(count))
-					tx_slave = slaves->arr[hash_index %
+					tx_link = links->arr[hash_index %
 							       count];
 			}
 			break;
 		}
 	}
-	return tx_slave;
+	return tx_link;
 }
 
 netdev_tx_t bond_tlb_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *tx_slave;
+	struct link *tx_link;
 
-	tx_slave = bond_xmit_tlb_slave_get(bond, skb);
-	return bond_do_alb_xmit(skb, bond, tx_slave);
+	tx_link = bond_xmit_tlb_link_get(bond, skb);
+	return bond_do_alb_xmit(skb, bond, tx_link);
 }
 
-struct slave *bond_xmit_alb_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
+struct link *bond_xmit_alb_link_get(struct bonding *bond,
 				      struct sk_buff *skb)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
 	static const __be32 ip_bcast = htonl(0xffffffff);
-	struct slave *tx_slave = NULL;
+	struct link *tx_link = NULL;
 	const u8 *hash_start = NULL;
 	bool do_tx_balance = true;
 	struct ethhdr *eth_data;
@@ -1480,7 +1480,7 @@ struct slave *bond_xmit_alb_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
 	case ETH_P_ARP:
 		do_tx_balance = false;
 		if (bond_info->rlb_enabled)
-			tx_slave = rlb_arp_xmit(skb, bond);
+			tx_link = rlb_arp_xmit(skb, bond);
 		break;
 	default:
 		do_tx_balance = false;
@@ -1490,33 +1490,33 @@ struct slave *bond_xmit_alb_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
 	if (do_tx_balance) {
 		if (bond->params.tlb_dynamic_lb) {
 			hash_index = _simple_hash(hash_start, hash_size);
-			tx_slave = tlb_choose_channel(bond, hash_index, skb->len);
+			tx_link = tlb_choose_channel(bond, hash_index, skb->len);
 		} else {
 			/*
-			 * do_tx_balance means we are free to select the tx_slave
+			 * do_tx_balance means we are free to select the tx_link
 			 * So we do exactly what tlb would do for hash selection
 			 */
 
-			struct bond_up_slave *slaves;
+			struct bond_up_link *links;
 			unsigned int count;
 
-			slaves = rcu_dereference(bond->usable_slaves);
-			count = slaves ? READ_ONCE(slaves->count) : 0;
+			links = rcu_dereference(bond->usable_links);
+			count = links ? READ_ONCE(links->count) : 0;
 			if (likely(count))
-				tx_slave = slaves->arr[bond_xmit_hash(bond, skb) %
+				tx_link = links->arr[bond_xmit_hash(bond, skb) %
 						       count];
 		}
 	}
-	return tx_slave;
+	return tx_link;
 }
 
 netdev_tx_t bond_alb_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *tx_slave = NULL;
+	struct link *tx_link = NULL;
 
-	tx_slave = bond_xmit_alb_slave_get(bond, skb);
-	return bond_do_alb_xmit(skb, bond, tx_slave);
+	tx_link = bond_xmit_alb_link_get(bond, skb);
+	return bond_do_alb_xmit(skb, bond, tx_link);
 }
 
 void bond_alb_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
@@ -1525,9 +1525,9 @@ void bond_alb_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 					    alb_work.work);
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond)) {
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond)) {
 		bond_info->tx_rebalance_counter = 0;
 		bond_info->lp_counter = 0;
 		goto re_arm;
@@ -1542,15 +1542,15 @@ void bond_alb_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 	if (bond_info->lp_counter >= BOND_ALB_LP_TICKS(bond)) {
 		bool strict_match;
 
-		bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
+		bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
 			/* If updating current_active, use all currently
 			 * user mac addreses (!strict_match).  Otherwise, only
-			 * use mac of the slave device.
+			 * use mac of the link device.
 			 * In RLB mode, we always use strict matches.
 			 */
-			strict_match = (slave != rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave) ||
+			strict_match = (link != rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link) ||
 					bond_info->rlb_enabled);
-			alb_send_learning_packets(slave, slave->dev->dev_addr,
+			alb_send_learning_packets(link, link->dev->dev_addr,
 						  strict_match);
 		}
 		bond_info->lp_counter = 0;
@@ -1558,10 +1558,10 @@ void bond_alb_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 
 	/* rebalance tx traffic */
 	if (bond_info->tx_rebalance_counter >= BOND_TLB_REBALANCE_TICKS) {
-		bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-			tlb_clear_slave(bond, slave, 1);
-			if (slave == rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave)) {
-				SLAVE_TLB_INFO(slave).load =
+		bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+			tlb_clear_link(bond, link, 1);
+			if (link == rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link)) {
+				LINK_TLB_INFO(link).load =
 					bond_info->unbalanced_load /
 						BOND_TLB_REBALANCE_INTERVAL;
 				bond_info->unbalanced_load = 0;
@@ -1584,10 +1584,10 @@ void bond_alb_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 			bond_info->rlb_promisc_timeout_counter = 0;
 
 			/* If the primary was set to promiscuous mode
-			 * because a slave was disabled then
+			 * because a link was disabled then
 			 * it can now leave promiscuous mode.
 			 */
-			dev_set_promiscuity(rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave)->dev,
+			dev_set_promiscuity(rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link)->dev,
 					    -1);
 			bond_info->primary_is_promisc = 0;
 
@@ -1618,23 +1618,23 @@ void bond_alb_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 	queue_delayed_work(bond->wq, &bond->alb_work, alb_delta_in_ticks);
 }
 
-/* assumption: called before the slave is attached to the bond
+/* assumption: called before the link is attached to the bond
  * and not locked by the bond lock
  */
-int bond_alb_init_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
+int bond_alb_init_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link)
 {
 	int res;
 
-	res = alb_set_slave_mac_addr(slave, slave->perm_hwaddr,
-				     slave->dev->addr_len);
+	res = alb_set_link_mac_addr(link, link->perm_hwaddr,
+				     link->dev->addr_len);
 	if (res)
 		return res;
 
-	res = alb_handle_addr_collision_on_attach(bond, slave);
+	res = alb_handle_addr_collision_on_attach(bond, link);
 	if (res)
 		return res;
 
-	tlb_init_slave(slave);
+	tlb_init_link(link);
 
 	/* order a rebalance ASAP */
 	bond->alb_info.tx_rebalance_counter = BOND_TLB_REBALANCE_TICKS;
@@ -1645,34 +1645,34 @@ int bond_alb_init_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
 	return 0;
 }
 
-/* Remove slave from tlb and rlb hash tables, and fix up MAC addresses
+/* Remove link from tlb and rlb hash tables, and fix up MAC addresses
  * if necessary.
  *
  * Caller must hold RTNL and no other locks
  */
-void bond_alb_deinit_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
+void bond_alb_deinit_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link)
 {
-	if (bond_has_slaves(bond))
-		alb_change_hw_addr_on_detach(bond, slave);
+	if (bond_has_links(bond))
+		alb_change_hw_addr_on_detach(bond, link);
 
-	tlb_clear_slave(bond, slave, 0);
+	tlb_clear_link(bond, link, 0);
 
 	if (bond->alb_info.rlb_enabled) {
-		bond->alb_info.rx_slave = NULL;
-		rlb_clear_slave(bond, slave);
+		bond->alb_info.rx_link = NULL;
+		rlb_clear_link(bond, link);
 	}
 
 }
 
-void bond_alb_handle_link_change(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave,
+void bond_alb_handle_link_change(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link,
 				 char link_state)
 {
 	struct alb_bond_info *bond_info = &(BOND_ALB_INFO(bond));
 
 	if (link_state == BOND_LINK_DOWN) {
-		tlb_clear_slave(bond, slave, 0);
+		tlb_clear_link(bond, link, 0);
 		if (bond->alb_info.rlb_enabled)
-			rlb_clear_slave(bond, slave);
+			rlb_clear_link(bond, link);
 	} else if (link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
 		/* order a rebalance ASAP */
 		bond_info->tx_rebalance_counter = BOND_TLB_REBALANCE_TICKS;
@@ -1687,28 +1687,28 @@ void bond_alb_handle_link_change(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave,
 	}
 
 	if (bond_is_nondyn_tlb(bond)) {
-		if (bond_update_slave_arr(bond, NULL))
-			pr_err("Failed to build slave-array for TLB mode.\n");
+		if (bond_update_link_arr(bond, NULL))
+			pr_err("Failed to build link-array for TLB mode.\n");
 	}
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_alb_handle_active_change - assign new curr_active_slave
+ * bond_alb_handle_active_change - assign new curr_active_link
  * @bond: our bonding struct
- * @new_slave: new slave to assign
+ * @new_link: new link to assign
  *
- * Set the bond->curr_active_slave to @new_slave and handle
+ * Set the bond->curr_active_link to @new_link and handle
  * mac address swapping and promiscuity changes as needed.
  *
  * Caller must hold RTNL
  */
-void bond_alb_handle_active_change(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_slave)
+void bond_alb_handle_active_change(struct bonding *bond, struct link *new_link)
 {
-	struct slave *swap_slave;
-	struct slave *curr_active;
+	struct link *swap_link;
+	struct link *curr_active;
 
-	curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
-	if (curr_active == new_slave)
+	curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
+	if (curr_active == new_link)
 		return;
 
 	if (curr_active && bond->alb_info.primary_is_promisc) {
@@ -1717,57 +1717,57 @@ void bond_alb_handle_active_change(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_slave
 		bond->alb_info.rlb_promisc_timeout_counter = 0;
 	}
 
-	swap_slave = curr_active;
-	rcu_assign_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave, new_slave);
+	swap_link = curr_active;
+	rcu_assign_pointer(bond->curr_active_link, new_link);
 
-	if (!new_slave || !bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	if (!new_link || !bond_has_links(bond))
 		return;
 
-	/* set the new curr_active_slave to the bonds mac address
-	 * i.e. swap mac addresses of old curr_active_slave and new curr_active_slave
+	/* set the new curr_active_link to the bonds mac address
+	 * i.e. swap mac addresses of old curr_active_link and new curr_active_link
 	 */
-	if (!swap_slave)
-		swap_slave = bond_slave_has_mac(bond, bond->dev->dev_addr);
+	if (!swap_link)
+		swap_link = bond_link_has_mac(bond, bond->dev->dev_addr);
 
-	/* Arrange for swap_slave and new_slave to temporarily be
+	/* Arrange for swap_link and new_link to temporarily be
 	 * ignored so we can mess with their MAC addresses without
 	 * fear of interference from transmit activity.
 	 */
-	if (swap_slave)
-		tlb_clear_slave(bond, swap_slave, 1);
-	tlb_clear_slave(bond, new_slave, 1);
+	if (swap_link)
+		tlb_clear_link(bond, swap_link, 1);
+	tlb_clear_link(bond, new_link, 1);
 
-	/* in TLB mode, the slave might flip down/up with the old dev_addr,
+	/* in TLB mode, the link might flip down/up with the old dev_addr,
 	 * and thus filter bond->dev_addr's packets, so force bond's mac
 	 */
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_TLB) {
 		struct sockaddr_storage ss;
 		u8 tmp_addr[MAX_ADDR_LEN];
 
-		bond_hw_addr_copy(tmp_addr, new_slave->dev->dev_addr,
-				  new_slave->dev->addr_len);
+		bond_hw_addr_copy(tmp_addr, new_link->dev->dev_addr,
+				  new_link->dev->addr_len);
 
 		bond_hw_addr_copy(ss.__data, bond->dev->dev_addr,
 				  bond->dev->addr_len);
 		ss.ss_family = bond->dev->type;
 		/* we don't care if it can't change its mac, best effort */
-		dev_set_mac_address(new_slave->dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss,
+		dev_set_mac_address(new_link->dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss,
 				    NULL);
 
-		bond_hw_addr_copy(new_slave->dev->dev_addr, tmp_addr,
-				  new_slave->dev->addr_len);
+		bond_hw_addr_copy(new_link->dev->dev_addr, tmp_addr,
+				  new_link->dev->addr_len);
 	}
 
-	/* curr_active_slave must be set before calling alb_swap_mac_addr */
-	if (swap_slave) {
+	/* curr_active_link must be set before calling alb_swap_mac_addr */
+	if (swap_link) {
 		/* swap mac address */
-		alb_swap_mac_addr(swap_slave, new_slave);
-		alb_fasten_mac_swap(bond, swap_slave, new_slave);
+		alb_swap_mac_addr(swap_link, new_link);
+		alb_fasten_mac_swap(bond, swap_link, new_link);
 	} else {
-		/* set the new_slave to the bond mac address */
-		alb_set_slave_mac_addr(new_slave, bond->dev->dev_addr,
+		/* set the new_link to the bond mac address */
+		alb_set_link_mac_addr(new_link, bond->dev->dev_addr,
 				       bond->dev->addr_len);
-		alb_send_learning_packets(new_slave, bond->dev->dev_addr,
+		alb_send_learning_packets(new_link, bond->dev->dev_addr,
 					  false);
 	}
 }
@@ -1777,8 +1777,8 @@ int bond_alb_set_mac_address(struct net_device *bond_dev, void *addr)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	struct sockaddr_storage *ss = addr;
-	struct slave *curr_active;
-	struct slave *swap_slave;
+	struct link *curr_active;
+	struct link *swap_link;
 	int res;
 
 	if (!is_valid_ether_addr(ss->__data))
@@ -1790,28 +1790,28 @@ int bond_alb_set_mac_address(struct net_device *bond_dev, void *addr)
 
 	bond_hw_addr_copy(bond_dev->dev_addr, ss->__data, bond_dev->addr_len);
 
-	/* If there is no curr_active_slave there is nothing else to do.
+	/* If there is no curr_active_link there is nothing else to do.
 	 * Otherwise we'll need to pass the new address to it and handle
 	 * duplications.
 	 */
-	curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 	if (!curr_active)
 		return 0;
 
-	swap_slave = bond_slave_has_mac(bond, bond_dev->dev_addr);
+	swap_link = bond_link_has_mac(bond, bond_dev->dev_addr);
 
-	if (swap_slave) {
-		alb_swap_mac_addr(swap_slave, curr_active);
-		alb_fasten_mac_swap(bond, swap_slave, curr_active);
+	if (swap_link) {
+		alb_swap_mac_addr(swap_link, curr_active);
+		alb_fasten_mac_swap(bond, swap_link, curr_active);
 	} else {
-		alb_set_slave_mac_addr(curr_active, bond_dev->dev_addr,
+		alb_set_link_mac_addr(curr_active, bond_dev->dev_addr,
 				       bond_dev->addr_len);
 
 		alb_send_learning_packets(curr_active,
 					  bond_dev->dev_addr, false);
 		if (bond->alb_info.rlb_enabled) {
 			/* inform clients mac address has changed */
-			rlb_req_update_slave_clients(bond, curr_active);
+			rlb_req_update_link_clients(bond, curr_active);
 		}
 	}
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_debugfs.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_debugfs.c
index f3f86ef68ae0..3f70ae319d65 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_debugfs.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_debugfs.c
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ static int bond_debug_rlb_hash_show(struct seq_file *m, void *v)
 			&client_info->ip_src,
 			&client_info->ip_dst,
 			&client_info->mac_dst,
-			client_info->slave->dev->name);
+			client_info->link->dev->name);
 	}
 
 	spin_unlock_bh(&bond->mode_lock);
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
index 1f602bcf10bd..8e2edebeb61a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c
@@ -17,14 +17,14 @@
  *    ifconfig bond0 ipaddress netmask up
  *      will setup a network device, with an ip address.  No mac address
  *	will be assigned at this time.  The hw mac address will come from
- *	the first slave bonded to the channel.  All slaves will then use
+ *	the first link bonded to the channel.  All links will then use
  *	this hw mac address.
  *
  *    ifconfig bond0 down
- *         will release all slaves, marking them as down.
+ *         will release all links, marking them as down.
  *
  *    ifenslave bond0 eth0
- *	will attach eth0 to bond0 as a slave.  eth0 hw mac address will either
+ *	will attach eth0 to bond0 as a link.  eth0 hw mac address will either
  *	a: be used as initial mac address
  *	b: if a hw mac address already is there, eth0's hw mac address
  *	   will then be set from bond0.
@@ -109,10 +109,10 @@ static char *arp_ip_target[BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS];
 static char *arp_validate;
 static char *arp_all_targets;
 static char *fail_over_mac;
-static int all_slaves_active;
+static int all_links_active;
 static struct bond_params bonding_defaults;
 static int resend_igmp = BOND_DEFAULT_RESEND_IGMP;
-static int packets_per_slave = 1;
+static int packets_per_link = 1;
 static int lp_interval = BOND_ALB_DEFAULT_LP_INTERVAL;
 
 module_param(max_bonds, int, 0);
@@ -143,12 +143,12 @@ MODULE_PARM_DESC(mode, "Mode of operation; 0 for balance-rr, "
 module_param(primary, charp, 0);
 MODULE_PARM_DESC(primary, "Primary network device to use");
 module_param(primary_reselect, charp, 0);
-MODULE_PARM_DESC(primary_reselect, "Reselect primary slave "
+MODULE_PARM_DESC(primary_reselect, "Reselect primary link "
 				   "once it comes up; "
 				   "0 for always (default), "
 				   "1 for only if speed of primary is "
 				   "better, "
-				   "2 for only on active slave "
+				   "2 for only on active link "
 				   "failure");
 module_param(lacp_rate, charp, 0);
 MODULE_PARM_DESC(lacp_rate, "LACPDU tx rate to request from 802.3ad partner; "
@@ -176,24 +176,24 @@ MODULE_PARM_DESC(arp_validate, "validate src/dst of ARP probes; "
 module_param(arp_all_targets, charp, 0);
 MODULE_PARM_DESC(arp_all_targets, "fail on any/all arp targets timeout; 0 for any (default), 1 for all");
 module_param(fail_over_mac, charp, 0);
-MODULE_PARM_DESC(fail_over_mac, "For active-backup, do not set all slaves to "
+MODULE_PARM_DESC(fail_over_mac, "For active-backup, do not set all links to "
 				"the same MAC; 0 for none (default), "
 				"1 for active, 2 for follow");
-module_param(all_slaves_active, int, 0);
-MODULE_PARM_DESC(all_slaves_active, "Keep all frames received on an interface "
-				     "by setting active flag for all slaves; "
+module_param(all_links_active, int, 0);
+MODULE_PARM_DESC(all_links_active, "Keep all frames received on an interface "
+				     "by setting active flag for all links; "
 				     "0 for never (default), 1 for always.");
 module_param(resend_igmp, int, 0);
 MODULE_PARM_DESC(resend_igmp, "Number of IGMP membership reports to send on "
 			      "link failure");
-module_param(packets_per_slave, int, 0);
-MODULE_PARM_DESC(packets_per_slave, "Packets to send per slave in balance-rr "
-				    "mode; 0 for a random slave, 1 packet per "
-				    "slave (default), >1 packets per slave.");
+module_param(packets_per_link, int, 0);
+MODULE_PARM_DESC(packets_per_link, "Packets to send per link in balance-rr "
+				    "mode; 0 for a random link, 1 packet per "
+				    "link (default), >1 packets per link.");
 module_param(lp_interval, uint, 0);
 MODULE_PARM_DESC(lp_interval, "The number of seconds between instances where "
 			      "the bonding driver sends learning packets to "
-			      "each slaves peer switch. The default is 1.");
+			      "each links peer switch. The default is 1.");
 
 /*----------------------------- Global variables ----------------------------*/
 
@@ -254,7 +254,7 @@ static int bond_init(struct net_device *bond_dev);
 static void bond_uninit(struct net_device *bond_dev);
 static void bond_get_stats(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 			   struct rtnl_link_stats64 *stats);
-static void bond_slave_arr_handler(struct work_struct *work);
+static void bond_link_arr_handler(struct work_struct *work);
 static bool bond_time_in_interval(struct bonding *bond, unsigned long last_act,
 				  int mod);
 static void bond_netdev_notify_work(struct work_struct *work);
@@ -284,19 +284,19 @@ const char *bond_mode_name(int mode)
  *
  * @bond: bond device that got this skb for tx.
  * @skb: hw accel VLAN tagged skb to transmit
- * @slave_dev: slave that is supposed to xmit this skbuff
+ * @link_dev: link that is supposed to xmit this skbuff
  */
 netdev_tx_t bond_dev_queue_xmit(struct bonding *bond, struct sk_buff *skb,
-			struct net_device *slave_dev)
+			struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
-	skb->dev = slave_dev;
+	skb->dev = link_dev;
 
 	BUILD_BUG_ON(sizeof(skb->queue_mapping) !=
 		     sizeof(qdisc_skb_cb(skb)->slave_dev_queue_mapping));
 	skb_set_queue_mapping(skb, qdisc_skb_cb(skb)->slave_dev_queue_mapping);
 
 	if (unlikely(netpoll_tx_running(bond->dev)))
-		return bond_netpoll_send_skb(bond_get_slave_by_dev(bond, slave_dev), skb);
+		return bond_netpoll_send_skb(bond_get_link_by_dev(bond, link_dev), skb);
 
 	return dev_queue_xmit(skb);
 }
@@ -304,7 +304,7 @@ netdev_tx_t bond_dev_queue_xmit(struct bonding *bond, struct sk_buff *skb,
 /*---------------------------------- VLAN -----------------------------------*/
 
 /* In the following 2 functions, bond_vlan_rx_add_vid and bond_vlan_rx_kill_vid,
- * We don't protect the slave list iteration with a lock because:
+ * We don't protect the link list iteration with a lock because:
  * a. This operation is performed in IOCTL context,
  * b. The operation is protected by the RTNL semaphore in the 8021q code,
  * c. Holding a lock with BH disabled while directly calling a base driver
@@ -320,7 +320,7 @@ netdev_tx_t bond_dev_queue_xmit(struct bonding *bond, struct sk_buff *skb,
 */
 
 /**
- * bond_vlan_rx_add_vid - Propagates adding an id to slaves
+ * bond_vlan_rx_add_vid - Propagates adding an id to links
  * @bond_dev: bonding net device that got called
  * @proto: network protocol ID
  * @vid: vlan id being added
@@ -329,12 +329,12 @@ static int bond_vlan_rx_add_vid(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 				__be16 proto, u16 vid)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *slave, *rollback_slave;
+	struct link *link, *rollback_link;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	int res;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		res = vlan_vid_add(slave->dev, proto, vid);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		res = vlan_vid_add(link->dev, proto, vid);
 		if (res)
 			goto unwind;
 	}
@@ -342,19 +342,19 @@ static int bond_vlan_rx_add_vid(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 	return 0;
 
 unwind:
-	/* unwind to the slave that failed */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, rollback_slave, iter) {
-		if (rollback_slave == slave)
+	/* unwind to the link that failed */
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, rollback_link, iter) {
+		if (rollback_link == link)
 			break;
 
-		vlan_vid_del(rollback_slave->dev, proto, vid);
+		vlan_vid_del(rollback_link->dev, proto, vid);
 	}
 
 	return res;
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_vlan_rx_kill_vid - Propagates deleting an id to slaves
+ * bond_vlan_rx_kill_vid - Propagates deleting an id to links
  * @bond_dev: bonding net device that got called
  * @proto: network protocol ID
  * @vid: vlan id being removed
@@ -364,10 +364,10 @@ static int bond_vlan_rx_kill_vid(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter)
-		vlan_vid_del(slave->dev, proto, vid);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter)
+		vlan_vid_del(link->dev, proto, vid);
 
 	if (bond_is_lb(bond))
 		bond_alb_clear_vlan(bond, vid);
@@ -386,23 +386,23 @@ static int bond_ipsec_add_sa(struct xfrm_state *xs)
 {
 	struct net_device *bond_dev = xs->xso.dev;
 	struct bonding *bond;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	if (!bond_dev)
 		return -EINVAL;
 
 	bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
-	xs->xso.real_dev = slave->dev;
+	link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
+	xs->xso.real_dev = link->dev;
 	bond->xs = xs;
 
-	if (!(slave->dev->xfrmdev_ops
-	      && slave->dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_state_add)) {
-		slave_warn(bond_dev, slave->dev, "Slave does not support ipsec offload\n");
+	if (!(link->dev->xfrmdev_ops
+	      && link->dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_state_add)) {
+		link_warn(bond_dev, link->dev, "Link does not support ipsec offload\n");
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
-	return slave->dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_state_add(xs);
+	return link->dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_state_add(xs);
 }
 
 /**
@@ -413,26 +413,26 @@ static void bond_ipsec_del_sa(struct xfrm_state *xs)
 {
 	struct net_device *bond_dev = xs->xso.dev;
 	struct bonding *bond;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	if (!bond_dev)
 		return;
 
 	bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
-	if (!slave)
+	if (!link)
 		return;
 
-	xs->xso.real_dev = slave->dev;
+	xs->xso.real_dev = link->dev;
 
-	if (!(slave->dev->xfrmdev_ops
-	      && slave->dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_state_delete)) {
-		slave_warn(bond_dev, slave->dev, "%s: no slave xdo_dev_state_delete\n", __func__);
+	if (!(link->dev->xfrmdev_ops
+	      && link->dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_state_delete)) {
+		link_warn(bond_dev, link->dev, "%s: no link xdo_dev_state_delete\n", __func__);
 		return;
 	}
 
-	slave->dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_state_delete(xs);
+	link->dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_state_delete(xs);
 }
 
 /**
@@ -444,20 +444,20 @@ static bool bond_ipsec_offload_ok(struct sk_buff *skb, struct xfrm_state *xs)
 {
 	struct net_device *bond_dev = xs->xso.dev;
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *curr_active = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
-	struct net_device *slave_dev = curr_active->dev;
+	struct link *curr_active = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
+	struct net_device *link_dev = curr_active->dev;
 
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) != BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP)
 		return true;
 
-	if (!(slave_dev->xfrmdev_ops
-	      && slave_dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_offload_ok)) {
-		slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "%s: no slave xdo_dev_offload_ok\n", __func__);
+	if (!(link_dev->xfrmdev_ops
+	      && link_dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_offload_ok)) {
+		link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "%s: no link xdo_dev_offload_ok\n", __func__);
 		return false;
 	}
 
-	xs->xso.real_dev = slave_dev;
-	return slave_dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_offload_ok(skb, xs);
+	xs->xso.real_dev = link_dev;
+	return link_dev->xfrmdev_ops->xdo_dev_offload_ok(skb, xs);
 }
 
 static const struct xfrmdev_ops bond_xfrmdev_ops = {
@@ -470,7 +470,7 @@ static const struct xfrmdev_ops bond_xfrmdev_ops = {
 /*------------------------------- Link status -------------------------------*/
 
 /* Set the carrier state for the master according to the state of its
- * slaves.  If any slaves are up, the master is up.  In 802.3ad mode,
+ * links.  If any links are up, the master is up.  In 802.3ad mode,
  * do special 802.3ad magic.
  *
  * Returns zero if carrier state does not change, nonzero if it does.
@@ -478,16 +478,16 @@ static const struct xfrmdev_ops bond_xfrmdev_ops = {
 int bond_set_carrier(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond))
 		goto down;
 
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD)
 		return bond_3ad_set_carrier(bond);
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
 			if (!netif_carrier_ok(bond->dev)) {
 				netif_carrier_on(bond->dev);
 				return 1;
@@ -504,22 +504,22 @@ int bond_set_carrier(struct bonding *bond)
 	return 0;
 }
 
-/* Get link speed and duplex from the slave's base driver
+/* Get link speed and duplex from the link's base driver
  * using ethtool. If for some reason the call fails or the
  * values are invalid, set speed and duplex to -1,
  * and return. Return 1 if speed or duplex settings are
  * UNKNOWN; 0 otherwise.
  */
-static int bond_update_speed_duplex(struct slave *slave)
+static int bond_update_speed_duplex(struct link *link)
 {
-	struct net_device *slave_dev = slave->dev;
+	struct net_device *link_dev = link->dev;
 	struct ethtool_link_ksettings ecmd;
 	int res;
 
-	slave->speed = SPEED_UNKNOWN;
-	slave->duplex = DUPLEX_UNKNOWN;
+	link->speed = SPEED_UNKNOWN;
+	link->duplex = DUPLEX_UNKNOWN;
 
-	res = __ethtool_get_link_ksettings(slave_dev, &ecmd);
+	res = __ethtool_get_link_ksettings(link_dev, &ecmd);
 	if (res < 0)
 		return 1;
 	if (ecmd.base.speed == 0 || ecmd.base.speed == ((__u32)-1))
@@ -532,13 +532,13 @@ static int bond_update_speed_duplex(struct slave *slave)
 		return 1;
 	}
 
-	slave->speed = ecmd.base.speed;
-	slave->duplex = ecmd.base.duplex;
+	link->speed = ecmd.base.speed;
+	link->duplex = ecmd.base.duplex;
 
 	return 0;
 }
 
-const char *bond_slave_link_status(s8 link_state)
+const char *bond_link_status(s8 link_state)
 {
 	switch (link_state) {
 	case BOND_LINK_UP:
@@ -570,26 +570,26 @@ const char *bond_slave_link_status(s8 link_state)
  * netif_carrier, but there really isn't.
  */
 static int bond_check_dev_link(struct bonding *bond,
-			       struct net_device *slave_dev, int reporting)
+			       struct net_device *link_dev, int reporting)
 {
-	const struct net_device_ops *slave_ops = slave_dev->netdev_ops;
+	const struct net_device_ops *link_ops = link_dev->netdev_ops;
 	int (*ioctl)(struct net_device *, struct ifreq *, int);
 	struct ifreq ifr;
 	struct mii_ioctl_data *mii;
 
-	if (!reporting && !netif_running(slave_dev))
+	if (!reporting && !netif_running(link_dev))
 		return 0;
 
 	if (bond->params.use_carrier)
-		return netif_carrier_ok(slave_dev) ? BMSR_LSTATUS : 0;
+		return netif_carrier_ok(link_dev) ? BMSR_LSTATUS : 0;
 
 	/* Try to get link status using Ethtool first. */
-	if (slave_dev->ethtool_ops->get_link)
-		return slave_dev->ethtool_ops->get_link(slave_dev) ?
+	if (link_dev->ethtool_ops->get_link)
+		return link_dev->ethtool_ops->get_link(link_dev) ?
 			BMSR_LSTATUS : 0;
 
 	/* Ethtool can't be used, fallback to MII ioctls. */
-	ioctl = slave_ops->ndo_do_ioctl;
+	ioctl = link_ops->ndo_do_ioctl;
 	if (ioctl) {
 		/* TODO: set pointer to correct ioctl on a per team member
 		 *       bases to make this more efficient. that is, once
@@ -604,11 +604,11 @@ static int bond_check_dev_link(struct bonding *bond,
 		 */
 
 		/* Yes, the mii is overlaid on the ifreq.ifr_ifru */
-		strncpy(ifr.ifr_name, slave_dev->name, IFNAMSIZ);
+		strncpy(ifr.ifr_name, link_dev->name, IFNAMSIZ);
 		mii = if_mii(&ifr);
-		if (ioctl(slave_dev, &ifr, SIOCGMIIPHY) == 0) {
+		if (ioctl(link_dev, &ifr, SIOCGMIIPHY) == 0) {
 			mii->reg_num = MII_BMSR;
-			if (ioctl(slave_dev, &ifr, SIOCGMIIREG) == 0)
+			if (ioctl(link_dev, &ifr, SIOCGMIIREG) == 0)
 				return mii->val_out & BMSR_LSTATUS;
 		}
 	}
@@ -623,22 +623,22 @@ static int bond_check_dev_link(struct bonding *bond,
 
 /*----------------------------- Multicast list ------------------------------*/
 
-/* Push the promiscuity flag down to appropriate slaves */
+/* Push the promiscuity flag down to appropriate links */
 static int bond_set_promiscuity(struct bonding *bond, int inc)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	int err = 0;
 
 	if (bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
-		struct slave *curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+		struct link *curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
 		if (curr_active)
 			err = dev_set_promiscuity(curr_active->dev, inc);
 	} else {
-		struct slave *slave;
+		struct link *link;
 
-		bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-			err = dev_set_promiscuity(slave->dev, inc);
+		bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+			err = dev_set_promiscuity(link->dev, inc);
 			if (err)
 				return err;
 		}
@@ -646,22 +646,22 @@ static int bond_set_promiscuity(struct bonding *bond, int inc)
 	return err;
 }
 
-/* Push the allmulti flag down to all slaves */
+/* Push the allmulti flag down to all links */
 static int bond_set_allmulti(struct bonding *bond, int inc)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	int err = 0;
 
 	if (bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
-		struct slave *curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+		struct link *curr_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
 		if (curr_active)
 			err = dev_set_allmulti(curr_active->dev, inc);
 	} else {
-		struct slave *slave;
+		struct link *link;
 
-		bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-			err = dev_set_allmulti(slave->dev, inc);
+		bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+			err = dev_set_allmulti(link->dev, inc);
 			if (err)
 				return err;
 		}
@@ -671,7 +671,7 @@ static int bond_set_allmulti(struct bonding *bond, int inc)
 
 /* Retrieve the list of registered multicast addresses for the bonding
  * device and retransmit an IGMP JOIN request to the current active
- * slave.
+ * link.
  */
 static void bond_resend_igmp_join_requests_delayed(struct work_struct *work)
 {
@@ -691,32 +691,32 @@ static void bond_resend_igmp_join_requests_delayed(struct work_struct *work)
 	rtnl_unlock();
 }
 
-/* Flush bond's hardware addresses from slave */
+/* Flush bond's hardware addresses from link */
 static void bond_hw_addr_flush(struct net_device *bond_dev,
-			       struct net_device *slave_dev)
+			       struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 
-	dev_uc_unsync(slave_dev, bond_dev);
-	dev_mc_unsync(slave_dev, bond_dev);
+	dev_uc_unsync(link_dev, bond_dev);
+	dev_mc_unsync(link_dev, bond_dev);
 
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
 		/* del lacpdu mc addr from mc list */
 		u8 lacpdu_multicast[ETH_ALEN] = MULTICAST_LACPDU_ADDR;
 
-		dev_mc_del(slave_dev, lacpdu_multicast);
+		dev_mc_del(link_dev, lacpdu_multicast);
 	}
 }
 
-/*--------------------------- Active slave change ---------------------------*/
+/*--------------------------- Active link change ---------------------------*/
 
 /* Update the hardware address list and promisc/allmulti for the new and
- * old active slaves (if any).  Modes that are not using primary keep all
- * slaves up date at all times; only the modes that use primary need to call
+ * old active links (if any).  Modes that are not using primary keep all
+ * links up date at all times; only the modes that use primary need to call
  * this function to swap these settings during a failover.
  */
-static void bond_hw_addr_swap(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active,
-			      struct slave *old_active)
+static void bond_hw_addr_swap(struct bonding *bond, struct link *new_active,
+			      struct link *old_active)
 {
 	if (old_active) {
 		if (bond->dev->flags & IFF_PROMISC)
@@ -744,41 +744,41 @@ static void bond_hw_addr_swap(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active,
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_set_dev_addr - clone slave's address to bond
+ * bond_set_dev_addr - clone link's address to bond
  * @bond_dev: bond net device
- * @slave_dev: slave net device
+ * @link_dev: link net device
  *
  * Should be called with RTNL held.
  */
 static int bond_set_dev_addr(struct net_device *bond_dev,
-			     struct net_device *slave_dev)
+			     struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
 	int err;
 
-	slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "bond_dev=%p slave_dev=%p slave_dev->addr_len=%d\n",
-		  bond_dev, slave_dev, slave_dev->addr_len);
-	err = dev_pre_changeaddr_notify(bond_dev, slave_dev->dev_addr, NULL);
+	link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "bond_dev=%p link_dev=%p link_dev->addr_len=%d\n",
+		 bond_dev, link_dev, link_dev->addr_len);
+	err = dev_pre_changeaddr_notify(bond_dev, link_dev->dev_addr, NULL);
 	if (err)
 		return err;
 
-	memcpy(bond_dev->dev_addr, slave_dev->dev_addr, slave_dev->addr_len);
+	memcpy(bond_dev->dev_addr, link_dev->dev_addr, link_dev->addr_len);
 	bond_dev->addr_assign_type = NET_ADDR_STOLEN;
 	call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_CHANGEADDR, bond_dev);
 	return 0;
 }
 
-static struct slave *bond_get_old_active(struct bonding *bond,
-					 struct slave *new_active)
+static struct link *bond_get_old_active(struct bonding *bond,
+					 struct link *new_active)
 {
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (slave == new_active)
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (link == new_active)
 			continue;
 
-		if (ether_addr_equal(bond->dev->dev_addr, slave->dev->dev_addr))
-			return slave;
+		if (ether_addr_equal(bond->dev->dev_addr, link->dev->dev_addr))
+			return link;
 	}
 
 	return NULL;
@@ -791,8 +791,8 @@ static struct slave *bond_get_old_active(struct bonding *bond,
  * Called with RTNL
  */
 static void bond_do_fail_over_mac(struct bonding *bond,
-				  struct slave *new_active,
-				  struct slave *old_active)
+				  struct link *new_active,
+				  struct link *old_active)
 {
 	u8 tmp_mac[MAX_ADDR_LEN];
 	struct sockaddr_storage ss;
@@ -803,13 +803,13 @@ static void bond_do_fail_over_mac(struct bonding *bond,
 		if (new_active) {
 			rv = bond_set_dev_addr(bond->dev, new_active->dev);
 			if (rv)
-				slave_err(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "Error %d setting bond MAC from slave\n",
-					  -rv);
+				link_err(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "Error %d setting bond MAC from link\n",
+					 -rv);
 		}
 		break;
 	case BOND_FOM_FOLLOW:
 		/* if new_active && old_active, swap them
-		 * if just old_active, do nothing (going to no active slave)
+		 * if just old_active, do nothing (going to no active link)
 		 * if just new_active, set new_active to bond's MAC
 		 */
 		if (!new_active)
@@ -834,8 +834,8 @@ static void bond_do_fail_over_mac(struct bonding *bond,
 		rv = dev_set_mac_address(new_active->dev,
 					 (struct sockaddr *)&ss, NULL);
 		if (rv) {
-			slave_err(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "Error %d setting MAC of new active slave\n",
-				  -rv);
+			link_err(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "Error %d setting MAC of new active link\n",
+				 -rv);
 			goto out;
 		}
 
@@ -849,8 +849,8 @@ static void bond_do_fail_over_mac(struct bonding *bond,
 		rv = dev_set_mac_address(old_active->dev,
 					 (struct sockaddr *)&ss, NULL);
 		if (rv)
-			slave_err(bond->dev, old_active->dev, "Error %d setting MAC of old active slave\n",
-				  -rv);
+			link_err(bond->dev, old_active->dev, "Error %d setting MAC of old active link\n",
+				 -rv);
 out:
 		break;
 	default:
@@ -861,10 +861,10 @@ static void bond_do_fail_over_mac(struct bonding *bond,
 
 }
 
-static struct slave *bond_choose_primary_or_current(struct bonding *bond)
+static struct link *bond_choose_primary_or_current(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *prim = rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_slave);
-	struct slave *curr = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	struct link *prim = rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_link);
+	struct link *curr = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
 	if (!prim || prim->link_state != BOND_LINK_UP) {
 		if (!curr || curr->link_state != BOND_LINK_UP)
@@ -900,75 +900,75 @@ static struct slave *bond_choose_primary_or_current(struct bonding *bond)
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_find_best_slave - select the best available slave to be the active one
+ * bond_find_best_link - select the best available link to be the active one
  * @bond: our bonding struct
  */
-static struct slave *bond_find_best_slave(struct bonding *bond)
+static struct link *bond_find_best_link(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *slave, *bestslave = NULL;
+	struct link *link, *bestlink = NULL;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	int mintime = bond->params.updelay;
 
-	slave = bond_choose_primary_or_current(bond);
-	if (slave)
-		return slave;
-
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
-			return slave;
-		if (slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_BACK &&
-		    bond_slave_is_up(slave) && slave->delay < mintime) {
-			mintime = slave->delay;
-			bestslave = slave;
+	link = bond_choose_primary_or_current(bond);
+	if (link)
+		return link;
+
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
+			return link;
+		if (link->link_state == BOND_LINK_BACK &&
+		    bond_link_is_up(link) && link->delay < mintime) {
+			mintime = link->delay;
+			bestlink = link;
 		}
 	}
 
-	return bestslave;
+	return bestlink;
 }
 
 static bool bond_should_notify_peers(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 
-	netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "bond_should_notify_peers: slave %s\n",
-		   slave ? slave->dev->name : "NULL");
+	netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "bond_should_notify_peers: link %s\n",
+		   link ? link->dev->name : "NULL");
 
-	if (!slave || !bond->send_peer_notif ||
+	if (!link || !bond->send_peer_notif ||
 	    bond->send_peer_notif %
 	    max(1, bond->params.peer_notif_delay) != 0 ||
 	    !netif_carrier_ok(bond->dev) ||
-	    test_bit(__LINK_STATE_LINKWATCH_PENDING, &slave->dev->state))
+	    test_bit(__LINK_STATE_LINKWATCH_PENDING, &link->dev->state))
 		return false;
 
 	return true;
 }
 
 /**
- * change_active_interface - change the active slave into the specified one
+ * change_active_interface - change the active link into the specified one
  * @bond: our bonding struct
- * @new_active: the new slave to make the active one
+ * @new_active: the new link to make the active one
  *
- * Set the new slave to the bond's settings and unset them on the old
- * curr_active_slave.
+ * Set the new link to the bond's settings and unset them on the old
+ * curr_active_link.
  * Setting include flags, mc-list, promiscuity, allmulti, etc.
  *
  * If @new's link state is %BOND_LINK_BACK we'll set it to %BOND_LINK_UP,
- * because it is apparently the best available slave we have, even though its
+ * because it is apparently the best available link we have, even though its
  * updelay hasn't timed out yet.
  *
  * Caller must hold RTNL.
  */
-void bond_change_active_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active)
+void bond_change_active_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *new_active)
 {
-	struct slave *old_active;
+	struct link *old_active;
 
 	ASSERT_RTNL();
 
-	old_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	old_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
 	if (old_active == new_active)
 		return;
@@ -983,13 +983,13 @@ void bond_change_active_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active)
 
 		if (new_active->link_state == BOND_LINK_BACK) {
 			if (bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
-				slave_info(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "making interface the new active one %d ms earlier\n",
-					   (bond->params.updelay - new_active->delay) * bond->params.miimon);
+				link_info(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "making interface the new active one %d ms earlier\n",
+					  (bond->params.updelay - new_active->delay) * bond->params.miimon);
 			}
 
 			new_active->delay = 0;
-			bond_set_slave_link_state(new_active, BOND_LINK_UP,
-						  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_state(new_active, BOND_LINK_UP,
+					    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 
 			if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD)
 				bond_3ad_handle_link_change(new_active, BOND_LINK_UP);
@@ -998,7 +998,7 @@ void bond_change_active_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active)
 				bond_alb_handle_link_change(bond, new_active, BOND_LINK_UP);
 		} else {
 			if (bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
-				slave_info(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "making interface the new active one\n");
+				link_info(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "making interface the new active one\n");
 			}
 		}
 	}
@@ -1009,25 +1009,25 @@ void bond_change_active_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active)
 	if (bond_is_lb(bond)) {
 		bond_alb_handle_active_change(bond, new_active);
 		if (old_active)
-			bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(old_active,
-						      BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_inactive_flags(old_active,
+						      BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 		if (new_active)
-			bond_set_slave_active_flags(new_active,
-						    BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_active_flags(new_active,
+						    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 	} else {
-		rcu_assign_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave, new_active);
+		rcu_assign_pointer(bond->curr_active_link, new_active);
 	}
 
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) {
 		if (old_active)
-			bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(old_active,
-						      BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_inactive_flags(old_active,
+						      BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 
 		if (new_active) {
 			bool should_notify_peers = false;
 
-			bond_set_slave_active_flags(new_active,
-						    BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_active_flags(new_active,
+						    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 
 			if (bond->params.fail_over_mac)
 				bond_do_fail_over_mac(bond, new_active,
@@ -1057,8 +1057,8 @@ void bond_change_active_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active)
 	}
 #endif /* CONFIG_XFRM_OFFLOAD */
 
-	/* resend IGMP joins since active slave has changed or
-	 * all were sent on curr_active_slave.
+	/* resend IGMP joins since active link has changed or
+	 * all were sent on curr_active_link.
 	 * resend only if bond is brought up with the affected
 	 * bonding modes and the retransmission is enabled
 	 */
@@ -1071,26 +1071,26 @@ void bond_change_active_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active)
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_select_active_slave - select a new active slave, if needed
+ * bond_select_active_link - select a new active link, if needed
  * @bond: our bonding struct
  *
  * This functions should be called when one of the following occurs:
- * - The old curr_active_slave has been released or lost its link.
- * - The primary_slave has got its link back.
- * - A slave has got its link back and there's no old curr_active_slave.
+ * - The old curr_active_link has been released or lost its link.
+ * - The primary_link has got its link back.
+ * - A link has got its link back and there's no old curr_active_link.
  *
  * Caller must hold RTNL.
  */
-void bond_select_active_slave(struct bonding *bond)
+void bond_select_active_link(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *best_slave;
+	struct link *best_link;
 	int rv;
 
 	ASSERT_RTNL();
 
-	best_slave = bond_find_best_slave(bond);
-	if (best_slave != rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave)) {
-		bond_change_active_slave(bond, best_slave);
+	best_link = bond_find_best_link(bond);
+	if (best_link != rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link)) {
+		bond_change_active_link(bond, best_link);
 		rv = bond_set_carrier(bond);
 		if (!rv)
 			return;
@@ -1103,7 +1103,7 @@ void bond_select_active_slave(struct bonding *bond)
 }
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_NET_POLL_CONTROLLER
-static inline int slave_enable_netpoll(struct slave *slave)
+static inline int link_enable_netpoll(struct link *link)
 {
 	struct netpoll *np;
 	int err = 0;
@@ -1113,23 +1113,23 @@ static inline int slave_enable_netpoll(struct slave *slave)
 	if (!np)
 		goto out;
 
-	err = __netpoll_setup(np, slave->dev);
+	err = __netpoll_setup(np, link->dev);
 	if (err) {
 		kfree(np);
 		goto out;
 	}
-	slave->np = np;
+	link->np = np;
 out:
 	return err;
 }
-static inline void slave_disable_netpoll(struct slave *slave)
+static inline void link_disable_netpoll(struct link *link)
 {
-	struct netpoll *np = slave->np;
+	struct netpoll *np = link->np;
 
 	if (!np)
 		return;
 
-	slave->np = NULL;
+	link->np = NULL;
 
 	__netpoll_free(np);
 }
@@ -1137,7 +1137,7 @@ static inline void slave_disable_netpoll(struct slave *slave)
 static void bond_poll_controller(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *slave = NULL;
+	struct link *link = NULL;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	struct ad_info ad_info;
 
@@ -1145,20 +1145,20 @@ static void bond_poll_controller(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 		if (bond_3ad_get_active_agg_info(bond, &ad_info))
 			return;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (!bond_slave_is_up(slave))
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (!bond_link_is_up(link))
 			continue;
 
 		if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
 			struct aggregator *agg =
-			    SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port.aggregator;
+			    LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port.aggregator;
 
 			if (agg &&
 			    agg->aggregator_identifier != ad_info.aggregator_id)
 				continue;
 		}
 
-		netpoll_poll_dev(slave->dev);
+		netpoll_poll_dev(link->dev);
 	}
 }
 
@@ -1166,22 +1166,22 @@ static void bond_netpoll_cleanup(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter)
-		if (bond_slave_is_up(slave))
-			slave_disable_netpoll(slave);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter)
+		if (bond_link_is_up(link))
+			link_disable_netpoll(link);
 }
 
 static int bond_netpoll_setup(struct net_device *dev, struct netpoll_info *ni)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(dev);
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	int err = 0;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		err = slave_enable_netpoll(slave);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		err = link_enable_netpoll(link);
 		if (err) {
 			bond_netpoll_cleanup(dev);
 			break;
@@ -1190,11 +1190,11 @@ static int bond_netpoll_setup(struct net_device *dev, struct netpoll_info *ni)
 	return err;
 }
 #else
-static inline int slave_enable_netpoll(struct slave *slave)
+static inline int link_enable_netpoll(struct link *link)
 {
 	return 0;
 }
-static inline void slave_disable_netpoll(struct slave *slave)
+static inline void link_disable_netpoll(struct link *link)
 {
 }
 static void bond_netpoll_cleanup(struct net_device *bond_dev)
@@ -1210,16 +1210,16 @@ static netdev_features_t bond_fix_features(struct net_device *dev,
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(dev);
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	netdev_features_t mask;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	mask = features;
 
 	features &= ~NETIF_F_ONE_FOR_ALL;
 	features |= NETIF_F_ALL_FOR_ALL;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
 		features = netdev_increment_features(features,
-						     slave->dev->features,
+						     link->dev->features,
 						     mask);
 	}
 	features = netdev_add_tso_features(features, mask);
@@ -1250,40 +1250,40 @@ static void bond_compute_features(struct bonding *bond)
 	netdev_features_t mpls_features  = BOND_MPLS_FEATURES;
 	struct net_device *bond_dev = bond->dev;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	unsigned short max_hard_header_len = ETH_HLEN;
 	unsigned int gso_max_size = GSO_MAX_SIZE;
 	u16 gso_max_segs = GSO_MAX_SEGS;
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond))
 		goto done;
 	vlan_features &= NETIF_F_ALL_FOR_ALL;
 	mpls_features &= NETIF_F_ALL_FOR_ALL;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
 		vlan_features = netdev_increment_features(vlan_features,
-			slave->dev->vlan_features, BOND_VLAN_FEATURES);
+			link->dev->vlan_features, BOND_VLAN_FEATURES);
 
 		enc_features = netdev_increment_features(enc_features,
-							 slave->dev->hw_enc_features,
+							 link->dev->hw_enc_features,
 							 BOND_ENC_FEATURES);
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_XFRM_OFFLOAD
 		xfrm_features = netdev_increment_features(xfrm_features,
-							  slave->dev->hw_enc_features,
+							  link->dev->hw_enc_features,
 							  BOND_XFRM_FEATURES);
 #endif /* CONFIG_XFRM_OFFLOAD */
 
 		mpls_features = netdev_increment_features(mpls_features,
-							  slave->dev->mpls_features,
+							  link->dev->mpls_features,
 							  BOND_MPLS_FEATURES);
 
-		dst_release_flag &= slave->dev->priv_flags;
-		if (slave->dev->hard_header_len > max_hard_header_len)
-			max_hard_header_len = slave->dev->hard_header_len;
+		dst_release_flag &= link->dev->priv_flags;
+		if (link->dev->hard_header_len > max_hard_header_len)
+			max_hard_header_len = link->dev->hard_header_len;
 
-		gso_max_size = min(gso_max_size, slave->dev->gso_max_size);
-		gso_max_segs = min(gso_max_segs, slave->dev->gso_max_segs);
+		gso_max_size = min(gso_max_size, link->dev->gso_max_size);
+		gso_max_segs = min(gso_max_segs, link->dev->gso_max_segs);
 	}
 	bond_dev->hard_header_len = max_hard_header_len;
 
@@ -1308,27 +1308,27 @@ static void bond_compute_features(struct bonding *bond)
 	netdev_change_features(bond_dev);
 }
 
-static void bond_setup_by_slave(struct net_device *bond_dev,
-				struct net_device *slave_dev)
+static void bond_setup_by_link(struct net_device *bond_dev,
+			       struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
-	bond_dev->header_ops	    = slave_dev->header_ops;
+	bond_dev->header_ops	    = link_dev->header_ops;
 
-	bond_dev->type		    = slave_dev->type;
-	bond_dev->hard_header_len   = slave_dev->hard_header_len;
-	bond_dev->addr_len	    = slave_dev->addr_len;
+	bond_dev->type		    = link_dev->type;
+	bond_dev->hard_header_len   = link_dev->hard_header_len;
+	bond_dev->addr_len	    = link_dev->addr_len;
 
-	memcpy(bond_dev->broadcast, slave_dev->broadcast,
-		slave_dev->addr_len);
+	memcpy(bond_dev->broadcast, link_dev->broadcast,
+		link_dev->addr_len);
 }
 
-/* On bonding slaves other than the currently active slave, suppress
+/* On bonding links other than the currently active link, suppress
  * duplicates except for alb non-mcast/bcast.
  */
 static bool bond_should_deliver_exact_match(struct sk_buff *skb,
-					    struct slave *slave,
+					    struct link *link,
 					    struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	if (bond_is_slave_inactive(slave)) {
+	if (bond_is_link_inactive(link)) {
 		if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_ALB &&
 		    skb->pkt_type != PACKET_BROADCAST &&
 		    skb->pkt_type != PACKET_MULTICAST)
@@ -1341,10 +1341,10 @@ static bool bond_should_deliver_exact_match(struct sk_buff *skb,
 static rx_handler_result_t bond_handle_frame(struct sk_buff **pskb)
 {
 	struct sk_buff *skb = *pskb;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	struct bonding *bond;
 	int (*recv_probe)(const struct sk_buff *, struct bonding *,
-			  struct slave *);
+			  struct link *);
 	int ret = RX_HANDLER_ANOTHER;
 
 	skb = skb_share_check(skb, GFP_ATOMIC);
@@ -1353,12 +1353,12 @@ static rx_handler_result_t bond_handle_frame(struct sk_buff **pskb)
 
 	*pskb = skb;
 
-	slave = bond_slave_get_rcu(skb->dev);
-	bond = slave->bond;
+	link = bond_link_get_rcu(skb->dev);
+	bond = link->bond;
 
 	recv_probe = READ_ONCE(bond->recv_probe);
 	if (recv_probe) {
-		ret = recv_probe(skb, bond, slave);
+		ret = recv_probe(skb, bond, link);
 		if (ret == RX_HANDLER_CONSUMED) {
 			consume_skb(skb);
 			return ret;
@@ -1369,14 +1369,14 @@ static rx_handler_result_t bond_handle_frame(struct sk_buff **pskb)
 	 * For packets determined by bond_should_deliver_exact_match() call to
 	 * be suppressed we want to make an exception for link-local packets.
 	 * This is necessary for e.g. LLDP daemons to be able to monitor
-	 * inactive slave links without being forced to bind to them
+	 * inactive link links without being forced to bind to them
 	 * explicitly.
 	 *
 	 * At the same time, packets that are passed to the bonding master
 	 * (including link-local ones) can have their originating interface
 	 * determined via PACKET_ORIGDEV socket option.
 	 */
-	if (bond_should_deliver_exact_match(skb, slave, bond)) {
+	if (bond_should_deliver_exact_match(skb, link, bond)) {
 		if (is_link_local_ether_addr(eth_hdr(skb)->h_dest))
 			return RX_HANDLER_PASS;
 		return RX_HANDLER_EXACT;
@@ -1439,7 +1439,7 @@ static enum netdev_lag_hash bond_lag_hash_type(struct bonding *bond,
 	}
 }
 
-static int bond_master_upper_dev_link(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave,
+static int bond_master_upper_dev_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link,
 				      struct netlink_ext_ack *extack)
 {
 	struct netdev_lag_upper_info lag_upper_info;
@@ -1449,172 +1449,172 @@ static int bond_master_upper_dev_link(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave,
 	lag_upper_info.tx_type = type;
 	lag_upper_info.hash_type = bond_lag_hash_type(bond, type);
 
-	return netdev_master_upper_dev_link(slave->dev, bond->dev, slave,
+	return netdev_master_upper_dev_link(link->dev, bond->dev, link,
 					    &lag_upper_info, extack);
 }
 
-static void bond_upper_dev_unlink(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
+static void bond_upper_dev_unlink(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link)
 {
-	netdev_upper_dev_unlink(slave->dev, bond->dev);
-	slave->dev->flags &= ~IFF_SLAVE;
+	netdev_upper_dev_unlink(link->dev, bond->dev);
+	link->dev->flags &= ~IFF_SLAVE;
 }
 
-static struct slave *bond_alloc_slave(struct bonding *bond)
+static struct link *bond_alloc_link(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = NULL;
+	struct link *link = NULL;
 
-	slave = kzalloc(sizeof(*slave), GFP_KERNEL);
-	if (!slave)
+	link = kzalloc(sizeof(*link), GFP_KERNEL);
+	if (!link)
 		return NULL;
 
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
-		SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave) = kzalloc(sizeof(struct ad_slave_info),
+		LINK_AD_INFO(link) = kzalloc(sizeof(struct ad_link_info),
 					       GFP_KERNEL);
-		if (!SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)) {
-			kfree(slave);
+		if (!LINK_AD_INFO(link)) {
+			kfree(link);
 			return NULL;
 		}
 	}
-	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&slave->notify_work, bond_netdev_notify_work);
+	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&link->notify_work, bond_netdev_notify_work);
 
-	return slave;
+	return link;
 }
 
-static void bond_free_slave(struct slave *slave)
+static void bond_free_link(struct link *link)
 {
-	struct bonding *bond = bond_get_bond_by_slave(slave);
+	struct bonding *bond = bond_get_bond_by_link(link);
 
-	cancel_delayed_work_sync(&slave->notify_work);
+	cancel_delayed_work_sync(&link->notify_work);
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD)
-		kfree(SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave));
+		kfree(LINK_AD_INFO(link));
 
-	kfree(slave);
+	kfree(link);
 }
 
 static void bond_fill_ifbond(struct bonding *bond, struct ifbond *info)
 {
 	info->bond_mode = BOND_MODE(bond);
 	info->miimon = bond->params.miimon;
-	info->num_slaves = bond->slave_cnt;
+	info->num_slaves = bond->link_cnt;
 }
 
-static void bond_fill_ifslave(struct slave *slave, struct ifslave *info)
+static void bond_fill_ifslave(struct link *link, struct ifslave *info)
 {
-	strcpy(info->slave_name, slave->dev->name);
-	info->slave = slave->link_state;
-	info->state = bond_slave_state(slave);
-	info->link_failure_count = slave->link_failure_count;
+	strcpy(info->slave_name, link->dev->name);
+	info->link = link->link_state;
+	info->state = bond_link_state(link);
+	info->link_failure_count = link->link_failure_count;
 }
 
 static void bond_netdev_notify_work(struct work_struct *_work)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = container_of(_work, struct slave,
+	struct link *link = container_of(_work, struct link,
 					   notify_work.work);
 
 	if (rtnl_trylock()) {
 		struct netdev_bonding_info binfo;
 
-		bond_fill_ifslave(slave, &binfo.slave);
-		bond_fill_ifbond(slave->bond, &binfo.master);
-		netdev_bonding_info_change(slave->dev, &binfo);
+		bond_fill_ifslave(link, &binfo.link);
+		bond_fill_ifbond(link->bond, &binfo.master);
+		netdev_bonding_info_change(link->dev, &binfo);
 		rtnl_unlock();
 	} else {
-		queue_delayed_work(slave->bond->wq, &slave->notify_work, 1);
+		queue_delayed_work(link->bond->wq, &link->notify_work, 1);
 	}
 }
 
-void bond_queue_slave_event(struct slave *slave)
+void bond_queue_link_event(struct link *link)
 {
-	queue_delayed_work(slave->bond->wq, &slave->notify_work, 0);
+	queue_delayed_work(link->bond->wq, &link->notify_work, 0);
 }
 
-void bond_lower_state_changed(struct slave *slave)
+void bond_lower_state_changed(struct link *link)
 {
 	struct netdev_lag_lower_state_info info;
 
-	info.link_up = slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP ||
-		       slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_FAIL;
-	info.tx_enabled = bond_is_active_slave(slave);
-	netdev_lower_state_changed(slave->dev, &info);
+	info.link_up = link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP ||
+		       link->link_state == BOND_LINK_FAIL;
+	info.tx_enabled = bond_is_active_link(link);
+	netdev_lower_state_changed(link->dev, &info);
 }
 
-/* enslave device <slave> to bond device <master> */
-int bond_enslave(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev,
+/* connect device <link> to bond device <master> */
+int bond_connect(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *link_dev,
 		 struct netlink_ext_ack *extack)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	const struct net_device_ops *slave_ops = slave_dev->netdev_ops;
-	struct slave *new_slave = NULL, *prev_slave;
+	const struct net_device_ops *link_ops = link_dev->netdev_ops;
+	struct link *new_link = NULL, *prev_link;
 	struct sockaddr_storage ss;
 	int link_reporting;
 	int res = 0, i;
 
 	if (!bond->params.use_carrier &&
-	    slave_dev->ethtool_ops->get_link == NULL &&
-	    slave_ops->ndo_do_ioctl == NULL) {
-		slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "no link monitoring support\n");
+	    link_dev->ethtool_ops->get_link == NULL &&
+	    link_ops->ndo_do_ioctl == NULL) {
+		link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "no link monitoring support\n");
 	}
 
 	/* already in-use? */
-	if (netdev_is_rx_handler_busy(slave_dev)) {
-		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Device is in use and cannot be enslaved");
-		slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev,
-			  "Error: Device is in use and cannot be enslaved\n");
+	if (netdev_is_rx_handler_busy(link_dev)) {
+		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Device is in use and cannot be connected");
+		link_err(bond_dev, link_dev,
+			 "Error: Device is in use and cannot be connected\n");
 		return -EBUSY;
 	}
 
-	if (bond_dev == slave_dev) {
-		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Cannot enslave bond to itself.");
-		netdev_err(bond_dev, "cannot enslave bond to itself.\n");
+	if (bond_dev == link_dev) {
+		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Cannot connect bond to itself.");
+		netdev_err(bond_dev, "cannot connect bond to itself.\n");
 		return -EPERM;
 	}
 
 	/* vlan challenged mutual exclusion */
 	/* no need to lock since we're protected by rtnl_lock */
-	if (slave_dev->features & NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED) {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "is NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED\n");
+	if (link_dev->features & NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED) {
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "is NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED\n");
 		if (vlan_uses_dev(bond_dev)) {
-			NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Can not enslave VLAN challenged device to VLAN enabled bond");
-			slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Error: cannot enslave VLAN challenged slave on VLAN enabled bond\n");
+			NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Can not connect VLAN challenged device to VLAN enabled bond");
+			link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "Error: cannot connect VLAN challenged link on VLAN enabled bond\n");
 			return -EPERM;
 		} else {
-			slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "enslaved VLAN challenged slave. Adding VLANs will be blocked as long as it is part of bond.\n");
+			link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "connected VLAN challenged link. Adding VLANs will be blocked as long as it is part of bond.\n");
 		}
 	} else {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "is !NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED\n");
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "is !NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED\n");
 	}
 
-	if (slave_dev->features & NETIF_F_HW_ESP)
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "is esp-hw-offload capable\n");
+	if (link_dev->features & NETIF_F_HW_ESP)
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "is esp-hw-offload capable\n");
 
 	/* Old ifenslave binaries are no longer supported.  These can
-	 * be identified with moderate accuracy by the state of the slave:
+	 * be identified with moderate accuracy by the state of the link:
 	 * the current ifenslave will set the interface down prior to
 	 * enslaving it; the old ifenslave will not.
 	 */
-	if (slave_dev->flags & IFF_UP) {
-		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Device can not be enslaved while up");
-		slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "slave is up - this may be due to an out of date ifenslave\n");
+	if (link_dev->flags & IFF_UP) {
+		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Device can not be connected while up");
+		link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "link is up - this may be due to an out of date ifenslave\n");
 		return -EPERM;
 	}
 
-	/* set bonding device ether type by slave - bonding netdevices are
-	 * created with ether_setup, so when the slave type is not ARPHRD_ETHER
+	/* set bonding device ether type by link - bonding netdevices are
+	 * created with ether_setup, so when the link type is not ARPHRD_ETHER
 	 * there is a need to override some of the type dependent attribs/funcs.
 	 *
-	 * bond ether type mutual exclusion - don't allow slaves of dissimilar
+	 * bond ether type mutual exclusion - don't allow links of dissimilar
 	 * ether type (eg ARPHRD_ETHER and ARPHRD_INFINIBAND) share the same bond
 	 */
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond)) {
-		if (bond_dev->type != slave_dev->type) {
-			slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "change device type from %d to %d\n",
-				  bond_dev->type, slave_dev->type);
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond)) {
+		if (bond_dev->type != link_dev->type) {
+			link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "change device type from %d to %d\n",
+				 bond_dev->type, link_dev->type);
 
 			res = call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_PRE_TYPE_CHANGE,
 						       bond_dev);
 			res = notifier_to_errno(res);
 			if (res) {
-				slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "refused to change device type\n");
+				link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "refused to change device type\n");
 				return -EBUSY;
 			}
 
@@ -1622,8 +1622,8 @@ int bond_enslave(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev,
 			dev_uc_flush(bond_dev);
 			dev_mc_flush(bond_dev);
 
-			if (slave_dev->type != ARPHRD_ETHER)
-				bond_setup_by_slave(bond_dev, slave_dev);
+			if (link_dev->type != ARPHRD_ETHER)
+				bond_setup_by_link(bond_dev, link_dev);
 			else {
 				ether_setup(bond_dev);
 				bond_dev->priv_flags &= ~IFF_TX_SKB_SHARING;
@@ -1632,139 +1632,139 @@ int bond_enslave(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev,
 			call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_POST_TYPE_CHANGE,
 						 bond_dev);
 		}
-	} else if (bond_dev->type != slave_dev->type) {
-		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Device type is different from other slaves");
-		slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "ether type (%d) is different from other slaves (%d), can not enslave it\n",
-			  slave_dev->type, bond_dev->type);
+	} else if (bond_dev->type != link_dev->type) {
+		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Device type is different from other links");
+		link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "ether type (%d) is different from other links (%d), can not connect it\n",
+			 link_dev->type, bond_dev->type);
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
-	if (slave_dev->type == ARPHRD_INFINIBAND &&
+	if (link_dev->type == ARPHRD_INFINIBAND &&
 	    BOND_MODE(bond) != BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) {
-		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Only active-backup mode is supported for infiniband slaves");
-		slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Type (%d) supports only active-backup mode\n",
-			   slave_dev->type);
+		NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Only active-backup mode is supported for infiniband links");
+		link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "Type (%d) supports only active-backup mode\n",
+			  link_dev->type);
 		res = -EOPNOTSUPP;
 		goto err_undo_flags;
 	}
 
-	if (!slave_ops->ndo_set_mac_address ||
-	    slave_dev->type == ARPHRD_INFINIBAND) {
-		slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "The slave device specified does not support setting the MAC address\n");
+	if (!link_ops->ndo_set_mac_address ||
+	    link_dev->type == ARPHRD_INFINIBAND) {
+		link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "The link device specified does not support setting the MAC address\n");
 		if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP &&
 		    bond->params.fail_over_mac != BOND_FOM_ACTIVE) {
-			if (!bond_has_slaves(bond)) {
+			if (!bond_has_links(bond)) {
 				bond->params.fail_over_mac = BOND_FOM_ACTIVE;
-				slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Setting fail_over_mac to active for active-backup mode\n");
+				link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "Setting fail_over_mac to active for active-backup mode\n");
 			} else {
-				NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Slave device does not support setting the MAC address, but fail_over_mac is not set to active");
-				slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "The slave device specified does not support setting the MAC address, but fail_over_mac is not set to active\n");
+				NL_SET_ERR_MSG(extack, "Link device does not support setting the MAC address, but fail_over_mac is not set to active");
+				link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "The link device specified does not support setting the MAC address, but fail_over_mac is not set to active\n");
 				res = -EOPNOTSUPP;
 				goto err_undo_flags;
 			}
 		}
 	}
 
-	call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_JOIN, slave_dev);
+	call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_JOIN, link_dev);
 
-	/* If this is the first slave, then we need to set the master's hardware
-	 * address to be the same as the slave's.
+	/* If this is the first link, then we need to set the master's hardware
+	 * address to be the same as the link's.
 	 */
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond) &&
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond) &&
 	    bond->dev->addr_assign_type == NET_ADDR_RANDOM) {
-		res = bond_set_dev_addr(bond->dev, slave_dev);
+		res = bond_set_dev_addr(bond->dev, link_dev);
 		if (res)
 			goto err_undo_flags;
 	}
 
-	new_slave = bond_alloc_slave(bond);
-	if (!new_slave) {
+	new_link = bond_alloc_link(bond);
+	if (!new_link) {
 		res = -ENOMEM;
 		goto err_undo_flags;
 	}
 
-	new_slave->bond = bond;
-	new_slave->dev = slave_dev;
-	/* Set the new_slave's queue_id to be zero.  Queue ID mapping
+	new_link->bond = bond;
+	new_link->dev = link_dev;
+	/* Set the new_link's queue_id to be zero.  Queue ID mapping
 	 * is set via sysfs or module option if desired.
 	 */
-	new_slave->queue_id = 0;
+	new_link->queue_id = 0;
 
-	/* Save slave's original mtu and then set it to match the bond */
-	new_slave->original_mtu = slave_dev->mtu;
-	res = dev_set_mtu(slave_dev, bond->dev->mtu);
+	/* Save link's original mtu and then set it to match the bond */
+	new_link->original_mtu = link_dev->mtu;
+	res = dev_set_mtu(link_dev, bond->dev->mtu);
 	if (res) {
-		slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Error %d calling dev_set_mtu\n", res);
+		link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "Error %d calling dev_set_mtu\n", res);
 		goto err_free;
 	}
 
-	/* Save slave's original ("permanent") mac address for modes
+	/* Save link's original ("permanent") mac address for modes
 	 * that need it, and for restoring it upon release, and then
 	 * set it to the master's address
 	 */
-	bond_hw_addr_copy(new_slave->perm_hwaddr, slave_dev->dev_addr,
-			  slave_dev->addr_len);
+	bond_hw_addr_copy(new_link->perm_hwaddr, link_dev->dev_addr,
+			  link_dev->addr_len);
 
 	if (!bond->params.fail_over_mac ||
 	    BOND_MODE(bond) != BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) {
-		/* Set slave to master's mac address.  The application already
-		 * set the master's mac address to that of the first slave
+		/* Set link to master's mac address.  The application already
+		 * set the master's mac address to that of the first link
 		 */
 		memcpy(ss.__data, bond_dev->dev_addr, bond_dev->addr_len);
-		ss.ss_family = slave_dev->type;
-		res = dev_set_mac_address(slave_dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss,
+		ss.ss_family = link_dev->type;
+		res = dev_set_mac_address(link_dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss,
 					  extack);
 		if (res) {
-			slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Error %d calling set_mac_address\n", res);
+			link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "Error %d calling set_mac_address\n", res);
 			goto err_restore_mtu;
 		}
 	}
 
-	/* set slave flag before open to prevent IPv6 addrconf */
-	slave_dev->flags |= IFF_SLAVE;
+	/* set link flag before open to prevent IPv6 addrconf */
+	link_dev->flags |= IFF_SLAVE;
 
-	/* open the slave since the application closed it */
-	res = dev_open(slave_dev, extack);
+	/* open the link since the application closed it */
+	res = dev_open(link_dev, extack);
 	if (res) {
-		slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Opening slave failed\n");
+		link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "Opening link failed\n");
 		goto err_restore_mac;
 	}
 
-	slave_dev->priv_flags |= IFF_BONDING;
-	/* initialize slave stats */
-	dev_get_stats(new_slave->dev, &new_slave->slave_stats);
+	link_dev->priv_flags |= IFF_BONDING;
+	/* initialize link stats */
+	dev_get_stats(new_link->dev, &new_link->link_stats);
 
 	if (bond_is_lb(bond)) {
-		/* bond_alb_init_slave() must be called before all other stages since
+		/* bond_alb_init_link() must be called before all other stages since
 		 * it might fail and we do not want to have to undo everything
 		 */
-		res = bond_alb_init_slave(bond, new_slave);
+		res = bond_alb_init_link(bond, new_link);
 		if (res)
 			goto err_close;
 	}
 
-	res = vlan_vids_add_by_dev(slave_dev, bond_dev);
+	res = vlan_vids_add_by_dev(link_dev, bond_dev);
 	if (res) {
-		slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Couldn't add bond vlan ids\n");
+		link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, "Couldn't add bond vlan ids\n");
 		goto err_close;
 	}
 
-	prev_slave = bond_last_slave(bond);
+	prev_link = bond_last_link(bond);
 
-	new_slave->delay = 0;
-	new_slave->link_failure_count = 0;
+	new_link->delay = 0;
+	new_link->link_failure_count = 0;
 
-	if (bond_update_speed_duplex(new_slave) &&
+	if (bond_update_speed_duplex(new_link) &&
 	    bond_needs_speed_duplex(bond))
-		new_slave->link_state = BOND_LINK_DOWN;
+		new_link->link_state = BOND_LINK_DOWN;
 
-	new_slave->last_rx = jiffies -
+	new_link->last_rx = jiffies -
 		(msecs_to_jiffies(bond->params.arp_interval) + 1);
 	for (i = 0; i < BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS; i++)
-		new_slave->target_last_arp_rx[i] = new_slave->last_rx;
+		new_link->target_last_arp_rx[i] = new_link->last_rx;
 
 	if (bond->params.miimon && !bond->params.use_carrier) {
-		link_reporting = bond_check_dev_link(bond, slave_dev, 1);
+		link_reporting = bond_check_dev_link(bond, link_dev, 1);
 
 		if ((link_reporting == -1) && !bond->params.arp_interval) {
 			/* miimon is set but a bonded network driver
@@ -1775,106 +1775,103 @@ int bond_enslave(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev,
 			 * supported); thus, we don't need to change
 			 * the messages for netif_carrier.
 			 */
-			slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "MII and ETHTOOL support not available for slave, and arp_interval/arp_ip_target module parameters not specified, thus bonding will not detect link failures! see bonding.txt for details\n");
+			link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "MII and ETHTOOL support not available for link, and arp_interval/arp_ip_target module parameters not specified, thus bonding will not detect link failures! see bonding.txt for details\n");
 		} else if (link_reporting == -1) {
 			/* unable get link status using mii/ethtool */
-			slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "can't get link status from slave; the network driver associated with this interface does not support MII or ETHTOOL link status reporting, thus miimon has no effect on this interface\n");
+			link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "can't get link status from link; the network driver associated with this interface does not support MII or ETHTOOL link status reporting, thus miimon has no effect on this interface\n");
 		}
 	}
 
 	/* check for initial state */
-	new_slave->link_state = BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE;
+	new_link->link_state = BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE;
 	if (bond->params.miimon) {
-		if (bond_check_dev_link(bond, slave_dev, 0) == BMSR_LSTATUS) {
+		if (bond_check_dev_link(bond, link_dev, 0) == BMSR_LSTATUS) {
 			if (bond->params.updelay) {
-				bond_set_slave_link_state(new_slave,
-							  BOND_LINK_BACK,
-							  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
-				new_slave->delay = bond->params.updelay;
+				bond_set_link_state(new_link, BOND_LINK_BACK,
+						    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
+				new_link->delay = bond->params.updelay;
 			} else {
-				bond_set_slave_link_state(new_slave,
-							  BOND_LINK_UP,
-							  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+				bond_set_link_state(new_link, BOND_LINK_UP,
+						    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 			}
 		} else {
-			bond_set_slave_link_state(new_slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN,
-						  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_state(new_link, BOND_LINK_DOWN,
+					    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 		}
 	} else if (bond->params.arp_interval) {
-		bond_set_slave_link_state(new_slave,
-					  (netif_carrier_ok(slave_dev) ?
-					  BOND_LINK_UP : BOND_LINK_DOWN),
-					  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+		bond_set_link_state(new_link, (netif_carrier_ok(link_dev) ?
+				    BOND_LINK_UP : BOND_LINK_DOWN),
+				    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 	} else {
-		bond_set_slave_link_state(new_slave, BOND_LINK_UP,
-					  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+		bond_set_link_state(new_link, BOND_LINK_UP,
+				    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 	}
 
-	if (new_slave->link_state != BOND_LINK_DOWN)
-		new_slave->last_link_up = jiffies;
-	slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Initial state of slave is BOND_LINK_%s\n",
-		  new_slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_DOWN ? "DOWN" :
-		  (new_slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP ? "UP" : "BACK"));
+	if (new_link->link_state != BOND_LINK_DOWN)
+		new_link->last_link_up = jiffies;
+	link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "Initial state of link is BOND_LINK_%s\n",
+		 new_link->link_state == BOND_LINK_DOWN ? "DOWN" :
+		 (new_link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP ? "UP" : "BACK"));
 
 	if (bond_uses_primary(bond) && bond->params.primary[0]) {
-		/* if there is a primary slave, remember it */
-		if (strcmp(bond->params.primary, new_slave->dev->name) == 0) {
-			rcu_assign_pointer(bond->primary_slave, new_slave);
+		/* if there is a primary link, remember it */
+		if (strcmp(bond->params.primary, new_link->dev->name) == 0) {
+			rcu_assign_pointer(bond->primary_link, new_link);
 			bond->force_primary = true;
 		}
 	}
 
 	switch (BOND_MODE(bond)) {
 	case BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP:
-		bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(new_slave,
-					      BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+		bond_set_link_inactive_flags(new_link,
+					      BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_8023AD:
 		/* in 802.3ad mode, the internal mechanism
-		 * will activate the slaves in the selected
+		 * will activate the links in the selected
 		 * aggregator
 		 */
-		bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(new_slave, BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
-		/* if this is the first slave */
-		if (!prev_slave) {
-			SLAVE_AD_INFO(new_slave)->id = 1;
+		bond_set_link_inactive_flags(new_link, BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
+		/* if this is the first link */
+		if (!prev_link) {
+			LINK_AD_INFO(new_link)->id = 1;
 			/* Initialize AD with the number of times that the AD timer is called in 1 second
 			 * can be called only after the mac address of the bond is set
 			 */
 			bond_3ad_initialize(bond, 1000/AD_TIMER_INTERVAL);
 		} else {
-			SLAVE_AD_INFO(new_slave)->id =
-				SLAVE_AD_INFO(prev_slave)->id + 1;
+			LINK_AD_INFO(new_link)->id =
+				LINK_AD_INFO(prev_link)->id + 1;
 		}
 
-		bond_3ad_bind_slave(new_slave);
+		bond_3ad_bind_link(new_link);
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_TLB:
 	case BOND_MODE_ALB:
-		bond_set_active_slave(new_slave);
-		bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(new_slave, BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+		bond_set_active_link(new_link);
+		bond_set_link_inactive_flags(new_link, BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 		break;
 	default:
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "This slave is always active in trunk mode\n");
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "This link is always active in trunk mode\n");
 
 		/* always active in trunk mode */
-		bond_set_active_slave(new_slave);
+		bond_set_active_link(new_link);
 
-		/* In trunking mode there is little meaning to curr_active_slave
+		/* In trunking mode there is little meaning to curr_active_link
 		 * anyway (it holds no special properties of the bond device),
 		 * so we can change it without calling change_active_interface()
 		 */
-		if (!rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave) &&
-		    new_slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
-			rcu_assign_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave, new_slave);
+		if (!rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link) &&
+		    new_link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
+			rcu_assign_pointer(bond->curr_active_link, new_link);
 
 		break;
 	} /* switch(bond_mode) */
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_NET_POLL_CONTROLLER
 	if (bond->dev->npinfo) {
-		if (slave_enable_netpoll(new_slave)) {
-			slave_info(bond_dev, slave_dev, "master_dev is using netpoll, but new slave device does not support netpoll\n");
+		if (link_enable_netpoll(new_link)) {
+			link_info(bond_dev, link_dev, "master_dev is using netpoll, but new link device does not support netpoll\n");
 			res = -EBUSY;
 			goto err_detach;
 		}
@@ -1882,137 +1879,137 @@ int bond_enslave(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev,
 #endif
 
 	if (!(bond_dev->features & NETIF_F_LRO))
-		dev_disable_lro(slave_dev);
+		dev_disable_lro(link_dev);
 
-	res = netdev_rx_handler_register(slave_dev, bond_handle_frame,
-					 new_slave);
+	res = netdev_rx_handler_register(link_dev, bond_handle_frame,
+					 new_link);
 	if (res) {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Error %d calling netdev_rx_handler_register\n", res);
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "Error %d calling netdev_rx_handler_register\n", res);
 		goto err_detach;
 	}
 
-	res = bond_master_upper_dev_link(bond, new_slave, extack);
+	res = bond_master_upper_dev_link(bond, new_link, extack);
 	if (res) {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Error %d calling bond_master_upper_dev_link\n", res);
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "Error %d calling bond_master_upper_dev_link\n", res);
 		goto err_unregister;
 	}
 
-	res = bond_sysfs_slave_add(new_slave);
+	res = bond_sysfs_link_add(new_link);
 	if (res) {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Error %d calling bond_sysfs_slave_add\n", res);
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "Error %d calling bond_sysfs_link_add\n", res);
 		goto err_upper_unlink;
 	}
 
 	/* If the mode uses primary, then the following is handled by
-	 * bond_change_active_slave().
+	 * bond_change_active_link().
 	 */
 	if (!bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
-		/* set promiscuity level to new slave */
+		/* set promiscuity level to new link */
 		if (bond_dev->flags & IFF_PROMISC) {
-			res = dev_set_promiscuity(slave_dev, 1);
+			res = dev_set_promiscuity(link_dev, 1);
 			if (res)
 				goto err_sysfs_del;
 		}
 
-		/* set allmulti level to new slave */
+		/* set allmulti level to new link */
 		if (bond_dev->flags & IFF_ALLMULTI) {
-			res = dev_set_allmulti(slave_dev, 1);
+			res = dev_set_allmulti(link_dev, 1);
 			if (res) {
 				if (bond_dev->flags & IFF_PROMISC)
-					dev_set_promiscuity(slave_dev, -1);
+					dev_set_promiscuity(link_dev, -1);
 				goto err_sysfs_del;
 			}
 		}
 
 		netif_addr_lock_bh(bond_dev);
-		dev_mc_sync_multiple(slave_dev, bond_dev);
-		dev_uc_sync_multiple(slave_dev, bond_dev);
+		dev_mc_sync_multiple(link_dev, bond_dev);
+		dev_uc_sync_multiple(link_dev, bond_dev);
 		netif_addr_unlock_bh(bond_dev);
 
 		if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
 			/* add lacpdu mc addr to mc list */
 			u8 lacpdu_multicast[ETH_ALEN] = MULTICAST_LACPDU_ADDR;
 
-			dev_mc_add(slave_dev, lacpdu_multicast);
+			dev_mc_add(link_dev, lacpdu_multicast);
 		}
 	}
 
-	bond->slave_cnt++;
+	bond->link_cnt++;
 	bond_compute_features(bond);
 	bond_set_carrier(bond);
 
 	if (bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
 		block_netpoll_tx();
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 		unblock_netpoll_tx();
 	}
 
 	if (bond_mode_can_use_xmit_hash(bond))
-		bond_update_slave_arr(bond, NULL);
+		bond_update_link_arr(bond, NULL);
 
 
-	slave_info(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Enslaving as %s interface with %s link\n",
-		   bond_is_active_slave(new_slave) ? "an active" : "a backup",
-		   new_slave->link_state != BOND_LINK_DOWN ? "an up" : "a down");
+	link_info(bond_dev, link_dev, "Connecting as %s interface with %s link\n",
+		  bond_is_active_link(new_link) ? "an active" : "a backup",
+		  new_link->link_state != BOND_LINK_DOWN ? "an up" : "a down");
 
-	/* enslave is successful */
-	bond_queue_slave_event(new_slave);
+	/* connect is successful */
+	bond_queue_link_event(new_link);
 	return 0;
 
 /* Undo stages on error */
 err_sysfs_del:
-	bond_sysfs_slave_del(new_slave);
+	bond_sysfs_link_del(new_link);
 
 err_upper_unlink:
-	bond_upper_dev_unlink(bond, new_slave);
+	bond_upper_dev_unlink(bond, new_link);
 
 err_unregister:
-	netdev_rx_handler_unregister(slave_dev);
+	netdev_rx_handler_unregister(link_dev);
 
 err_detach:
-	vlan_vids_del_by_dev(slave_dev, bond_dev);
-	if (rcu_access_pointer(bond->primary_slave) == new_slave)
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_slave, NULL);
-	if (rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave) == new_slave) {
+	vlan_vids_del_by_dev(link_dev, bond_dev);
+	if (rcu_access_pointer(bond->primary_link) == new_link)
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_link, NULL);
+	if (rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link) == new_link) {
 		block_netpoll_tx();
-		bond_change_active_slave(bond, NULL);
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+		bond_change_active_link(bond, NULL);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 		unblock_netpoll_tx();
 	}
-	/* either primary_slave or curr_active_slave might've changed */
+	/* either primary_link or curr_active_link might've changed */
 	synchronize_rcu();
-	slave_disable_netpoll(new_slave);
+	link_disable_netpoll(new_link);
 
 err_close:
-	if (!netif_is_bond_master(slave_dev))
-		slave_dev->priv_flags &= ~IFF_BONDING;
-	dev_close(slave_dev);
+	if (!netif_is_bond_master(link_dev))
+		link_dev->priv_flags &= ~IFF_BONDING;
+	dev_close(link_dev);
 
 err_restore_mac:
-	slave_dev->flags &= ~IFF_SLAVE;
+	link_dev->flags &= ~IFF_SLAVE;
 	if (!bond->params.fail_over_mac ||
 	    BOND_MODE(bond) != BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) {
 		/* XXX TODO - fom follow mode needs to change master's
-		 * MAC if this slave's MAC is in use by the bond, or at
+		 * MAC if this link's MAC is in use by the bond, or at
 		 * least print a warning.
 		 */
-		bond_hw_addr_copy(ss.__data, new_slave->perm_hwaddr,
-				  new_slave->dev->addr_len);
-		ss.ss_family = slave_dev->type;
-		dev_set_mac_address(slave_dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss, NULL);
+		bond_hw_addr_copy(ss.__data, new_link->perm_hwaddr,
+				  new_link->dev->addr_len);
+		ss.ss_family = link_dev->type;
+		dev_set_mac_address(link_dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss, NULL);
 	}
 
 err_restore_mtu:
-	dev_set_mtu(slave_dev, new_slave->original_mtu);
+	dev_set_mtu(link_dev, new_link->original_mtu);
 
 err_free:
-	bond_free_slave(new_slave);
+	bond_free_link(new_link);
 
 err_undo_flags:
-	/* Enslave of first slave has failed and we need to fix master's mac */
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond)) {
+	/* Bringing up first link has failed and we need to fix master's mac */
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond)) {
 		if (ether_addr_equal_64bits(bond_dev->dev_addr,
-					    slave_dev->dev_addr))
+					    link_dev->dev_addr))
 			eth_hw_addr_random(bond_dev);
 		if (bond_dev->type != ARPHRD_ETHER) {
 			dev_close(bond_dev);
@@ -2025,113 +2022,113 @@ int bond_enslave(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev,
 	return res;
 }
 
-/* Try to release the slave device <slave> from the bond device <master>
- * It is legal to access curr_active_slave without a lock because all the function
+/* Try to release the link device <link> from the bond device <master>
+ * It is legal to access curr_active_link without a lock because all the function
  * is RTNL-locked. If "all" is true it means that the function is being called
- * while destroying a bond interface and all slaves are being released.
+ * while destroying a bond interface and all links are being released.
  *
- * The rules for slave state should be:
+ * The rules for link state should be:
  *   for Active/Backup:
  *     Active stays on all backups go down
  *   for Bonded connections:
  *     The first up interface should be left on and all others downed.
  */
 static int __bond_release_one(struct net_device *bond_dev,
-			      struct net_device *slave_dev,
+			      struct net_device *link_dev,
 			      bool all, bool unregister)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *slave, *oldcurrent;
+	struct link *link, *oldcurrent;
 	struct sockaddr_storage ss;
 	int old_flags = bond_dev->flags;
 	netdev_features_t old_features = bond_dev->features;
 
-	/* slave is not a slave or master is not master of this slave */
-	if (!(slave_dev->flags & IFF_SLAVE) ||
-	    !netdev_has_upper_dev(slave_dev, bond_dev)) {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "cannot release slave\n");
+	/* link is not a link or master is not master of this link */
+	if (!(link_dev->flags & IFF_SLAVE) ||
+	    !netdev_has_upper_dev(link_dev, bond_dev)) {
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "cannot release link\n");
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
 	block_netpoll_tx();
 
-	slave = bond_get_slave_by_dev(bond, slave_dev);
-	if (!slave) {
-		/* not a slave of this bond */
-		slave_info(bond_dev, slave_dev, "interface not enslaved\n");
+	link = bond_get_link_by_dev(bond, link_dev);
+	if (!link) {
+		/* not a link of this bond */
+		link_info(bond_dev, link_dev, "interface not connected\n");
 		unblock_netpoll_tx();
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
-	bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(slave, BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+	bond_set_link_inactive_flags(link, BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 
-	bond_sysfs_slave_del(slave);
+	bond_sysfs_link_del(link);
 
-	/* recompute stats just before removing the slave */
+	/* recompute stats just before removing the link */
 	bond_get_stats(bond->dev, &bond->bond_stats);
 
-	bond_upper_dev_unlink(bond, slave);
+	bond_upper_dev_unlink(bond, link);
 	/* unregister rx_handler early so bond_handle_frame wouldn't be called
-	 * for this slave anymore.
+	 * for this link anymore.
 	 */
-	netdev_rx_handler_unregister(slave_dev);
+	netdev_rx_handler_unregister(link_dev);
 
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD)
-		bond_3ad_unbind_slave(slave);
+		bond_3ad_unbind_link(link);
 
 	if (bond_mode_can_use_xmit_hash(bond))
-		bond_update_slave_arr(bond, slave);
+		bond_update_link_arr(bond, link);
 
-	slave_info(bond_dev, slave_dev, "Releasing %s interface\n",
-		    bond_is_active_slave(slave) ? "active" : "backup");
+	link_info(bond_dev, link_dev, "Releasing %s interface\n",
+		  bond_is_active_link(link) ? "active" : "backup");
 
-	oldcurrent = rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	oldcurrent = rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link);
 
-	RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->current_arp_slave, NULL);
+	RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->current_arp_link, NULL);
 
 	if (!all && (!bond->params.fail_over_mac ||
 		     BOND_MODE(bond) != BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP)) {
-		if (ether_addr_equal_64bits(bond_dev->dev_addr, slave->perm_hwaddr) &&
-		    bond_has_slaves(bond))
-			slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, "the permanent HWaddr of slave - %pM - is still in use by bond - set the HWaddr of slave to a different address to avoid conflicts\n",
-				   slave->perm_hwaddr);
+		if (ether_addr_equal_64bits(bond_dev->dev_addr, link->perm_hwaddr) &&
+		    bond_has_links(bond))
+			link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, "the permanent HWaddr of link - %pM - is still in use by bond - set the HWaddr of link to a different address to avoid conflicts\n",
+				  link->perm_hwaddr);
 	}
 
-	if (rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_slave) == slave)
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_slave, NULL);
+	if (rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_link) == link)
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_link, NULL);
 
-	if (oldcurrent == slave)
-		bond_change_active_slave(bond, NULL);
+	if (oldcurrent == link)
+		bond_change_active_link(bond, NULL);
 
 	if (bond_is_lb(bond)) {
-		/* Must be called only after the slave has been
-		 * detached from the list and the curr_active_slave
-		 * has been cleared (if our_slave == old_current),
-		 * but before a new active slave is selected.
+		/* Must be called only after the link has been
+		 * detached from the list and the curr_active_link
+		 * has been cleared (if our_link == old_current),
+		 * but before a new active link is selected.
 		 */
-		bond_alb_deinit_slave(bond, slave);
+		bond_alb_deinit_link(bond, link);
 	}
 
 	if (all) {
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->curr_active_slave, NULL);
-	} else if (oldcurrent == slave) {
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->curr_active_link, NULL);
+	} else if (oldcurrent == link) {
 		/* Note that we hold RTNL over this sequence, so there
-		 * is no concern that another slave add/remove event
+		 * is no concern that another link add/remove event
 		 * will interfere.
 		 */
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 	}
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond)) {
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond)) {
 		bond_set_carrier(bond);
 		eth_hw_addr_random(bond_dev);
 	}
 
 	unblock_netpoll_tx();
 	synchronize_rcu();
-	bond->slave_cnt--;
+	bond->link_cnt--;
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond)) {
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond)) {
 		call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_CHANGEADDR, bond->dev);
 		call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_RELEASE, bond->dev);
 	}
@@ -2139,75 +2136,75 @@ static int __bond_release_one(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 	bond_compute_features(bond);
 	if (!(bond_dev->features & NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED) &&
 	    (old_features & NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED))
-		slave_info(bond_dev, slave_dev, "last VLAN challenged slave left bond - VLAN blocking is removed\n");
+		link_info(bond_dev, link_dev, "last VLAN challenged link left bond - VLAN blocking is removed\n");
 
-	vlan_vids_del_by_dev(slave_dev, bond_dev);
+	vlan_vids_del_by_dev(link_dev, bond_dev);
 
 	/* If the mode uses primary, then this case was handled above by
-	 * bond_change_active_slave(..., NULL)
+	 * bond_change_active_link(..., NULL)
 	 */
 	if (!bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
-		/* unset promiscuity level from slave
+		/* unset promiscuity level from link
 		 * NOTE: The NETDEV_CHANGEADDR call above may change the value
 		 * of the IFF_PROMISC flag in the bond_dev, but we need the
 		 * value of that flag before that change, as that was the value
-		 * when this slave was attached, so we cache at the start of the
+		 * when this link was attached, so we cache at the start of the
 		 * function and use it here. Same goes for ALLMULTI below
 		 */
 		if (old_flags & IFF_PROMISC)
-			dev_set_promiscuity(slave_dev, -1);
+			dev_set_promiscuity(link_dev, -1);
 
-		/* unset allmulti level from slave */
+		/* unset allmulti level from link */
 		if (old_flags & IFF_ALLMULTI)
-			dev_set_allmulti(slave_dev, -1);
+			dev_set_allmulti(link_dev, -1);
 
-		bond_hw_addr_flush(bond_dev, slave_dev);
+		bond_hw_addr_flush(bond_dev, link_dev);
 	}
 
-	slave_disable_netpoll(slave);
+	link_disable_netpoll(link);
 
-	/* close slave before restoring its mac address */
-	dev_close(slave_dev);
+	/* close link before restoring its mac address */
+	dev_close(link_dev);
 
 	if (bond->params.fail_over_mac != BOND_FOM_ACTIVE ||
 	    BOND_MODE(bond) != BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) {
 		/* restore original ("permanent") mac address */
-		bond_hw_addr_copy(ss.__data, slave->perm_hwaddr,
-				  slave->dev->addr_len);
-		ss.ss_family = slave_dev->type;
-		dev_set_mac_address(slave_dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss, NULL);
+		bond_hw_addr_copy(ss.__data, link->perm_hwaddr,
+				  link->dev->addr_len);
+		ss.ss_family = link_dev->type;
+		dev_set_mac_address(link_dev, (struct sockaddr *)&ss, NULL);
 	}
 
 	if (unregister)
-		__dev_set_mtu(slave_dev, slave->original_mtu);
+		__dev_set_mtu(link_dev, link->original_mtu);
 	else
-		dev_set_mtu(slave_dev, slave->original_mtu);
+		dev_set_mtu(link_dev, link->original_mtu);
 
-	if (!netif_is_bond_master(slave_dev))
-		slave_dev->priv_flags &= ~IFF_BONDING;
+	if (!netif_is_bond_master(link_dev))
+		link_dev->priv_flags &= ~IFF_BONDING;
 
-	bond_free_slave(slave);
+	bond_free_link(link);
 
 	return 0;
 }
 
 /* A wrapper used because of ndo_del_link */
-int bond_release(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev)
+int bond_release(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
-	return __bond_release_one(bond_dev, slave_dev, false, false);
+	return __bond_release_one(bond_dev, link_dev, false, false);
 }
 
-/* First release a slave and then destroy the bond if no more slaves are left.
+/* First release a link and then destroy the bond if no more links are left.
  * Must be under rtnl_lock when this function is called.
  */
 static int bond_release_and_destroy(struct net_device *bond_dev,
-				    struct net_device *slave_dev)
+				    struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	int ret;
 
-	ret = __bond_release_one(bond_dev, slave_dev, false, true);
-	if (ret == 0 && !bond_has_slaves(bond) &&
+	ret = __bond_release_one(bond_dev, link_dev, false, true);
+	if (ret == 0 && !bond_has_links(bond) &&
 	    bond_dev->reg_state != NETREG_UNREGISTERING) {
 		bond_dev->priv_flags |= IFF_DISABLE_NETPOLL;
 		netdev_info(bond_dev, "Destroying bond\n");
@@ -2223,17 +2220,17 @@ static void bond_info_query(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct ifbond *info)
 	bond_fill_ifbond(bond, info);
 }
 
-static int bond_slave_info_query(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct ifslave *info)
+static int bond_link_info_query(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct ifslave *info)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	int i = 0, res = -ENODEV;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
 		if (i++ == (int)info->slave_id) {
 			res = 0;
-			bond_fill_ifslave(slave, info);
+			bond_fill_ifslave(link, info);
 			break;
 		}
 	}
@@ -2248,90 +2245,90 @@ static int bond_miimon_inspect(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	int link_state, commit = 0;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	bool ignore_updelay;
 
-	ignore_updelay = !rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	ignore_updelay = !rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE);
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE);
 
-		link_state = bond_check_dev_link(bond, slave->dev, 0);
+		link_state = bond_check_dev_link(bond, link->dev, 0);
 
-		switch (slave->link_state) {
+		switch (link->link_state) {
 		case BOND_LINK_UP:
 			if (link_state)
 				continue;
 
-			bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_FAIL);
+			bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_FAIL);
 			commit++;
-			slave->delay = bond->params.downdelay;
-			if (slave->delay) {
-				slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status down for %sinterface, disabling it in %d ms\n",
-					   (BOND_MODE(bond) ==
-					    BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) ?
-					    (bond_is_active_slave(slave) ?
-					     "active " : "backup ") : "",
-					   bond->params.downdelay * bond->params.miimon);
+			link->delay = bond->params.downdelay;
+			if (link->delay) {
+				link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status down for %sinterface, disabling it in %d ms\n",
+					  (BOND_MODE(bond) ==
+					   BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) ?
+					   (bond_is_active_link(link) ?
+					    "active " : "backup ") : "",
+					  bond->params.downdelay * bond->params.miimon);
 			}
 			fallthrough;
 		case BOND_LINK_FAIL:
 			if (link_state) {
 				/* recovered before downdelay expired */
-				bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_UP);
-				slave->last_link_up = jiffies;
-				slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status up again after %d ms\n",
-					   (bond->params.downdelay - slave->delay) *
-					   bond->params.miimon);
+				bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_UP);
+				link->last_link_up = jiffies;
+				link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status up again after %d ms\n",
+					  (bond->params.downdelay - link->delay) *
+					  bond->params.miimon);
 				commit++;
 				continue;
 			}
 
-			if (slave->delay <= 0) {
-				bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
+			if (link->delay <= 0) {
+				bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
 				commit++;
 				continue;
 			}
 
-			slave->delay--;
+			link->delay--;
 			break;
 
 		case BOND_LINK_DOWN:
 			if (!link_state)
 				continue;
 
-			bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_BACK);
+			bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_BACK);
 			commit++;
-			slave->delay = bond->params.updelay;
+			link->delay = bond->params.updelay;
 
-			if (slave->delay) {
-				slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status up, enabling it in %d ms\n",
-					   ignore_updelay ? 0 :
-					   bond->params.updelay *
-					   bond->params.miimon);
+			if (link->delay) {
+				link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status up, enabling it in %d ms\n",
+					  ignore_updelay ? 0 :
+					  bond->params.updelay *
+					  bond->params.miimon);
 			}
 			fallthrough;
 		case BOND_LINK_BACK:
 			if (!link_state) {
-				bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
-				slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status down again after %d ms\n",
-					   (bond->params.updelay - slave->delay) *
-					   bond->params.miimon);
+				bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
+				link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status down again after %d ms\n",
+					  (bond->params.updelay - link->delay) *
+					  bond->params.miimon);
 				commit++;
 				continue;
 			}
 
 			if (ignore_updelay)
-				slave->delay = 0;
+				link->delay = 0;
 
-			if (slave->delay <= 0) {
-				bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_UP);
+			if (link->delay <= 0) {
+				bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_UP);
 				commit++;
 				ignore_updelay = false;
 				continue;
 			}
 
-			slave->delay--;
+			link->delay--;
 			break;
 		}
 	}
@@ -2340,19 +2337,19 @@ static int bond_miimon_inspect(struct bonding *bond)
 }
 
 static void bond_miimon_link_change(struct bonding *bond,
-				    struct slave *slave,
+				    struct link *link,
 				    char link_state)
 {
 	switch (BOND_MODE(bond)) {
 	case BOND_MODE_8023AD:
-		bond_3ad_handle_link_change(slave, link_state);
+		bond_3ad_handle_link_change(link, link_state);
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_TLB:
 	case BOND_MODE_ALB:
-		bond_alb_handle_link_change(bond, slave, link_state);
+		bond_alb_handle_link_change(bond, link, link_state);
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_XOR:
-		bond_update_slave_arr(bond, NULL);
+		bond_update_link_arr(bond, NULL);
 		break;
 	}
 }
@@ -2360,87 +2357,87 @@ static void bond_miimon_link_change(struct bonding *bond,
 static void bond_miimon_commit(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave, *primary;
+	struct link *link, *primary;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		switch (slave->link_new_state) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		switch (link->link_new_state) {
 		case BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE:
-			/* For 802.3ad mode, check current slave speed and
+			/* For 802.3ad mode, check current link speed and
 			 * duplex again in case its port was disabled after
 			 * invalid speed/duplex reporting but recovered before
 			 * link monitoring could make a decision on the actual
 			 * link status
 			 */
 			if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD &&
-			    slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
-				bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed(slave);
+			    link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
+				bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed(link);
 			continue;
 
 		case BOND_LINK_UP:
-			if (bond_update_speed_duplex(slave) &&
+			if (bond_update_speed_duplex(link) &&
 			    bond_needs_speed_duplex(bond)) {
-				slave->link_state = BOND_LINK_DOWN;
+				link->link_state = BOND_LINK_DOWN;
 				if (net_ratelimit())
-					slave_warn(bond->dev, slave->dev,
-						   "failed to get link speed/duplex\n");
+					link_warn(bond->dev, link->dev,
+						  "failed to get link speed/duplex\n");
 				continue;
 			}
-			bond_set_slave_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_UP,
-						  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
-			slave->last_link_up = jiffies;
+			bond_set_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_UP,
+					    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			link->last_link_up = jiffies;
 
-			primary = rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_slave);
+			primary = rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_link);
 			if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
 				/* prevent it from being the active one */
-				bond_set_backup_slave(slave);
+				bond_set_backup_link(link);
 			} else if (BOND_MODE(bond) != BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) {
 				/* make it immediately active */
-				bond_set_active_slave(slave);
+				bond_set_active_link(link);
 			}
 
-			slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status definitely up, %u Mbps %s duplex\n",
-				   slave->speed == SPEED_UNKNOWN ? 0 : slave->speed,
-				   slave->duplex ? "full" : "half");
+			link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status definitely up, %u Mbps %s duplex\n",
+				  link->speed == SPEED_UNKNOWN ? 0 : link->speed,
+				  link->duplex ? "full" : "half");
 
-			bond_miimon_link_change(bond, slave, BOND_LINK_UP);
+			bond_miimon_link_change(bond, link, BOND_LINK_UP);
 
-			if (!bond->curr_active_slave || slave == primary)
+			if (!bond->curr_active_link || link == primary)
 				goto do_failover;
 
 			continue;
 
 		case BOND_LINK_DOWN:
-			if (slave->link_failure_count < UINT_MAX)
-				slave->link_failure_count++;
+			if (link->link_failure_count < UINT_MAX)
+				link->link_failure_count++;
 
-			bond_set_slave_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN,
-						  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_DOWN,
+					    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 
 			if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP ||
 			    BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD)
-				bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(slave,
-							      BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+				bond_set_link_inactive_flags(link,
+							      BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 
-			slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status definitely down, disabling slave\n");
+			link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status definitely down, disabling link\n");
 
-			bond_miimon_link_change(bond, slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
+			bond_miimon_link_change(bond, link, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
 
-			if (slave == rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave))
+			if (link == rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link))
 				goto do_failover;
 
 			continue;
 
 		default:
-			slave_err(bond->dev, slave->dev, "invalid new link %d on slave\n",
-				  slave->link_new_state);
-			bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE);
+			link_err(bond->dev, link->dev, "invalid new link %d on link\n",
+				 link->link_new_state);
+			bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE);
 
 			continue;
 		}
 
 do_failover:
 		block_netpoll_tx();
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 		unblock_netpoll_tx();
 	}
 
@@ -2461,12 +2458,12 @@ static void bond_mii_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 	bool should_notify_peers = false;
 	bool commit;
 	unsigned long delay;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 
 	delay = msecs_to_jiffies(bond->params.miimon);
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond))
 		goto re_arm;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
@@ -2490,8 +2487,8 @@ static void bond_mii_monitor(struct work_struct *work)
 			goto re_arm;
 		}
 
-		bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-			bond_commit_link_state(slave, BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER);
+		bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+			bond_commit_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER);
 		}
 		bond_miimon_commit(bond);
 
@@ -2536,19 +2533,19 @@ static bool bond_has_this_ip(struct bonding *bond, __be32 ip)
  * switches in VLAN mode (especially if ports are configured as
  * "native" to a VLAN) might not pass non-tagged frames.
  */
-static void bond_arp_send(struct slave *slave, int arp_op, __be32 dest_ip,
+static void bond_arp_send(struct link *link, int arp_op, __be32 dest_ip,
 			  __be32 src_ip, struct bond_vlan_tag *tags)
 {
 	struct sk_buff *skb;
 	struct bond_vlan_tag *outer_tag = tags;
-	struct net_device *slave_dev = slave->dev;
-	struct net_device *bond_dev = slave->bond->dev;
+	struct net_device *link_dev = link->dev;
+	struct net_device *bond_dev = link->bond->dev;
 
-	slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "arp %d on slave: dst %pI4 src %pI4\n",
-		  arp_op, &dest_ip, &src_ip);
+	link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "arp %d on link: dst %pI4 src %pI4\n",
+		 arp_op, &dest_ip, &src_ip);
 
-	skb = arp_create(arp_op, ETH_P_ARP, dest_ip, slave_dev, src_ip,
-			 NULL, slave_dev->dev_addr, NULL);
+	skb = arp_create(arp_op, ETH_P_ARP, dest_ip, link_dev, src_ip,
+			 NULL, link_dev->dev_addr, NULL);
 
 	if (!skb) {
 		net_err_ratelimited("ARP packet allocation failed\n");
@@ -2567,8 +2564,8 @@ static void bond_arp_send(struct slave *slave, int arp_op, __be32 dest_ip,
 			continue;
 		}
 
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "inner tag: proto %X vid %X\n",
-			  ntohs(outer_tag->vlan_proto), tags->vlan_id);
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "inner tag: proto %X vid %X\n",
+			 ntohs(outer_tag->vlan_proto), tags->vlan_id);
 		skb = vlan_insert_tag_set_proto(skb, tags->vlan_proto,
 						tags->vlan_id);
 		if (!skb) {
@@ -2580,8 +2577,8 @@ static void bond_arp_send(struct slave *slave, int arp_op, __be32 dest_ip,
 	}
 	/* Set the outer tag */
 	if (outer_tag->vlan_id) {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "outer tag: proto %X vid %X\n",
-			  ntohs(outer_tag->vlan_proto), outer_tag->vlan_id);
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "outer tag: proto %X vid %X\n",
+			 ntohs(outer_tag->vlan_proto), outer_tag->vlan_id);
 		__vlan_hwaccel_put_tag(skb, outer_tag->vlan_proto,
 				       outer_tag->vlan_id);
 	}
@@ -2630,7 +2627,7 @@ struct bond_vlan_tag *bond_verify_device_path(struct net_device *start_dev,
 	return NULL;
 }
 
-static void bond_arp_send_all(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
+static void bond_arp_send_all(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link)
 {
 	struct rtable *rt;
 	struct bond_vlan_tag *tags;
@@ -2638,8 +2635,8 @@ static void bond_arp_send_all(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
 	int i;
 
 	for (i = 0; i < BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS && targets[i]; i++) {
-		slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "%s: target %pI4\n",
-			  __func__, &targets[i]);
+		link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "%s: target %pI4\n",
+			 __func__, &targets[i]);
 		tags = NULL;
 
 		/* Find out through which dev should the packet go */
@@ -2653,7 +2650,7 @@ static void bond_arp_send_all(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
 				net_warn_ratelimited("%s: no route to arp_ip_target %pI4 and arp_validate is set\n",
 						     bond->dev->name,
 						     &targets[i]);
-			bond_arp_send(slave, ARPOP_REQUEST, targets[i],
+			bond_arp_send(link, ARPOP_REQUEST, targets[i],
 				      0, tags);
 			continue;
 		}
@@ -2670,8 +2667,8 @@ static void bond_arp_send_all(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
 			goto found;
 
 		/* Not our device - skip */
-		slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "no path to arp_ip_target %pI4 via rt.dev %s\n",
-			   &targets[i], rt->dst.dev ? rt->dst.dev->name : "NULL");
+		link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "no path to arp_ip_target %pI4 via rt.dev %s\n",
+			 &targets[i], rt->dst.dev ? rt->dst.dev->name : "NULL");
 
 		ip_rt_put(rt);
 		continue;
@@ -2679,45 +2676,45 @@ static void bond_arp_send_all(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave)
 found:
 		addr = bond_confirm_addr(rt->dst.dev, targets[i], 0);
 		ip_rt_put(rt);
-		bond_arp_send(slave, ARPOP_REQUEST, targets[i], addr, tags);
+		bond_arp_send(link, ARPOP_REQUEST, targets[i], addr, tags);
 		kfree(tags);
 	}
 }
 
-static void bond_validate_arp(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave, __be32 sip, __be32 tip)
+static void bond_validate_arp(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link, __be32 sip, __be32 tip)
 {
 	int i;
 
 	if (!sip || !bond_has_this_ip(bond, tip)) {
-		slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "%s: sip %pI4 tip %pI4 not found\n",
-			   __func__, &sip, &tip);
+		link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "%s: sip %pI4 tip %pI4 not found\n",
+			 __func__, &sip, &tip);
 		return;
 	}
 
 	i = bond_get_targets_ip(bond->params.arp_targets, sip);
 	if (i == -1) {
-		slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "%s: sip %pI4 not found in targets\n",
-			   __func__, &sip);
+		link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "%s: sip %pI4 not found in targets\n",
+			 __func__, &sip);
 		return;
 	}
-	slave->last_rx = jiffies;
-	slave->target_last_arp_rx[i] = jiffies;
+	link->last_rx = jiffies;
+	link->target_last_arp_rx[i] = jiffies;
 }
 
 int bond_arp_rcv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
-		 struct slave *slave)
+		 struct link *link)
 {
 	struct arphdr *arp = (struct arphdr *)skb->data;
-	struct slave *curr_active_slave, *curr_arp_slave;
+	struct link *curr_active_link, *curr_arp_link;
 	unsigned char *arp_ptr;
 	__be32 sip, tip;
 	int is_arp = skb->protocol == __cpu_to_be16(ETH_P_ARP);
 	unsigned int alen;
 
-	if (!slave_do_arp_validate(bond, slave)) {
-		if ((slave_do_arp_validate_only(bond) && is_arp) ||
-		    !slave_do_arp_validate_only(bond))
-			slave->last_rx = jiffies;
+	if (!link_do_arp_validate(bond, link)) {
+		if ((link_do_arp_validate_only(bond) && is_arp) ||
+		    !link_do_arp_validate_only(bond))
+			link->last_rx = jiffies;
 		return RX_HANDLER_ANOTHER;
 	} else if (!is_arp) {
 		return RX_HANDLER_ANOTHER;
@@ -2725,8 +2722,8 @@ int bond_arp_rcv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
 
 	alen = arp_hdr_len(bond->dev);
 
-	slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "%s: skb->dev %s\n",
-		   __func__, skb->dev->name);
+	link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "%s: skb->dev %s\n",
+		 __func__, skb->dev->name);
 
 	if (alen > skb_headlen(skb)) {
 		arp = kmalloc(alen, GFP_ATOMIC);
@@ -2750,47 +2747,47 @@ int bond_arp_rcv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
 	arp_ptr += 4 + bond->dev->addr_len;
 	memcpy(&tip, arp_ptr, 4);
 
-	slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "%s: %s/%d av %d sv %d sip %pI4 tip %pI4\n",
-		  __func__, slave->dev->name, bond_slave_state(slave),
-		  bond->params.arp_validate, slave_do_arp_validate(bond, slave),
-		  &sip, &tip);
+	link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "%s: %s/%d av %d sv %d sip %pI4 tip %pI4\n",
+		 __func__, link->dev->name, bond_link_state(link),
+		 bond->params.arp_validate, link_do_arp_validate(bond, link),
+		 &sip, &tip);
 
-	curr_active_slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
-	curr_arp_slave = rcu_dereference(bond->current_arp_slave);
+	curr_active_link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
+	curr_arp_link = rcu_dereference(bond->current_arp_link);
 
 	/* We 'trust' the received ARP enough to validate it if:
 	 *
-	 * (a) the slave receiving the ARP is active (which includes the
-	 * current ARP slave, if any), or
+	 * (a) the link receiving the ARP is active (which includes the
+	 * current ARP link, if any), or
 	 *
-	 * (b) the receiving slave isn't active, but there is a currently
-	 * active slave and it received valid arp reply(s) after it became
-	 * the currently active slave, or
+	 * (b) the receiving link isn't active, but there is a currently
+	 * active link and it received valid arp reply(s) after it became
+	 * the currently active link, or
 	 *
-	 * (c) there is an ARP slave that sent an ARP during the prior ARP
-	 * interval, and we receive an ARP reply on any slave.  We accept
+	 * (c) there is an ARP link that sent an ARP during the prior ARP
+	 * interval, and we receive an ARP reply on any link.  We accept
 	 * these because switch FDB update delays may deliver the ARP
-	 * reply to a slave other than the sender of the ARP request.
+	 * reply to a link other than the sender of the ARP request.
 	 *
-	 * Note: for (b), backup slaves are receiving the broadcast ARP
+	 * Note: for (b), backup links are receiving the broadcast ARP
 	 * request, not a reply.  This request passes from the sending
-	 * slave through the L2 switch(es) to the receiving slave.  Since
+	 * link through the L2 switch(es) to the receiving link.  Since
 	 * this is checking the request, sip/tip are swapped for
 	 * validation.
 	 *
 	 * This is done to avoid endless looping when we can't reach the
 	 * arp_ip_target and fool ourselves with our own arp requests.
 	 */
-	if (bond_is_active_slave(slave))
-		bond_validate_arp(bond, slave, sip, tip);
-	else if (curr_active_slave &&
-		 time_after(slave_last_rx(bond, curr_active_slave),
-			    curr_active_slave->last_link_up))
-		bond_validate_arp(bond, slave, tip, sip);
-	else if (curr_arp_slave && (arp->ar_op == htons(ARPOP_REPLY)) &&
+	if (bond_is_active_link(link))
+		bond_validate_arp(bond, link, sip, tip);
+	else if (curr_active_link &&
+		 time_after(link_last_rx(bond, curr_active_link),
+			    curr_active_link->last_link_up))
+		bond_validate_arp(bond, link, tip, sip);
+	else if (curr_arp_link && (arp->ar_op == htons(ARPOP_REPLY)) &&
 		 bond_time_in_interval(bond,
-				       dev_trans_start(curr_arp_slave->dev), 1))
-		bond_validate_arp(bond, slave, sip, tip);
+				       dev_trans_start(curr_arp_link->dev), 1))
+		bond_validate_arp(bond, link, sip, tip);
 
 out_unlock:
 	if (arp != (struct arphdr *)skb->data)
@@ -2812,7 +2809,7 @@ static bool bond_time_in_interval(struct bonding *bond, unsigned long last_act,
 			     last_act + mod * delta_in_ticks + delta_in_ticks/2);
 }
 
-/* This function is called regularly to monitor each slave's link
+/* This function is called regularly to monitor each link's link
  * ensuring that traffic is being sent and received when arp monitoring
  * is used in load-balancing mode. if the adapter has been dormant, then an
  * arp is transmitted to generate traffic. see activebackup_arp_monitor for
@@ -2820,67 +2817,67 @@ static bool bond_time_in_interval(struct bonding *bond, unsigned long last_act,
  */
 static void bond_loadbalance_arp_mon(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *slave, *oldcurrent;
+	struct link *link, *oldcurrent;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	int do_failover = 0, slave_state_changed = 0;
+	int do_failover = 0, link_state_changed = 0;
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond))
 		goto re_arm;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
 
-	oldcurrent = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	oldcurrent = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 	/* see if any of the previous devices are up now (i.e. they have
-	 * xmt and rcv traffic). the curr_active_slave does not come into
-	 * the picture unless it is null. also, slave->last_link_up is not
-	 * needed here because we send an arp on each slave and give a slave
+	 * xmt and rcv traffic). the curr_active_link does not come into
+	 * the picture unless it is null. also, link->last_link_up is not
+	 * needed here because we send an arp on each link and give a link
 	 * as long as it needs to get the tx/rx within the delta.
 	 * TODO: what about up/down delay in arp mode? it wasn't here before
 	 *       so it can wait
 	 */
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		unsigned long trans_start = dev_trans_start(slave->dev);
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		unsigned long trans_start = dev_trans_start(link->dev);
 
-		bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE);
+		bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE);
 
-		if (slave->link_state != BOND_LINK_UP) {
+		if (link->link_state != BOND_LINK_UP) {
 			if (bond_time_in_interval(bond, trans_start, 1) &&
-			    bond_time_in_interval(bond, slave->last_rx, 1)) {
+			    bond_time_in_interval(bond, link->last_rx, 1)) {
 
-				bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_UP);
-				slave_state_changed = 1;
+				bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_UP);
+				link_state_changed = 1;
 
-				/* primary_slave has no meaning in round-robin
-				 * mode. the window of a slave being up and
-				 * curr_active_slave being null after enslaving
+				/* primary_link has no meaning in round-robin
+				 * mode. the window of a link being up and
+				 * curr_active_link being null after enslaving
 				 * is closed.
 				 */
 				if (!oldcurrent) {
-					slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status definitely up\n");
+					link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status definitely up\n");
 					do_failover = 1;
 				} else {
-					slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "interface is now up\n");
+					link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "interface is now up\n");
 				}
 			}
 		} else {
-			/* slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP */
+			/* link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP */
 
 			/* not all switches will respond to an arp request
 			 * when the source ip is 0, so don't take the link down
 			 * if we don't know our ip yet
 			 */
 			if (!bond_time_in_interval(bond, trans_start, 2) ||
-			    !bond_time_in_interval(bond, slave->last_rx, 2)) {
+			    !bond_time_in_interval(bond, link->last_rx, 2)) {
 
-				bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
-				slave_state_changed = 1;
+				bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
+				link_state_changed = 1;
 
-				if (slave->link_failure_count < UINT_MAX)
-					slave->link_failure_count++;
+				if (link->link_failure_count < UINT_MAX)
+					link->link_failure_count++;
 
-				slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "interface is now down\n");
+				link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "interface is now down\n");
 
-				if (slave == oldcurrent)
+				if (link == oldcurrent)
 					do_failover = 1;
 			}
 		}
@@ -2889,32 +2886,32 @@ static void bond_loadbalance_arp_mon(struct bonding *bond)
 		 * must tx arp to ensure all links rx an arp - otherwise
 		 * links may oscillate or not come up at all; if switch is
 		 * in something like xor mode, there is nothing we can
-		 * do - all replies will be rx'ed on same link causing slaves
+		 * do - all replies will be rx'ed on same link causing links
 		 * to be unstable during low/no traffic periods
 		 */
-		if (bond_slave_is_up(slave))
-			bond_arp_send_all(bond, slave);
+		if (bond_link_is_up(link))
+			bond_arp_send_all(bond, link);
 	}
 
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 
-	if (do_failover || slave_state_changed) {
+	if (do_failover || link_state_changed) {
 		if (!rtnl_trylock())
 			goto re_arm;
 
-		bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-			if (slave->link_new_state != BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE)
-				slave->link_state = slave->link_new_state;
+		bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+			if (link->link_new_state != BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE)
+				link->link_state = link->link_new_state;
 		}
 
-		if (slave_state_changed) {
-			bond_slave_state_change(bond);
+		if (link_state_changed) {
+			bond_link_state_change(bond);
 			if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_XOR)
-				bond_update_slave_arr(bond, NULL);
+				bond_update_link_arr(bond, NULL);
 		}
 		if (do_failover) {
 			block_netpoll_tx();
-			bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+			bond_select_active_link(bond);
 			unblock_netpoll_tx();
 		}
 		rtnl_unlock();
@@ -2926,9 +2923,9 @@ static void bond_loadbalance_arp_mon(struct bonding *bond)
 				   msecs_to_jiffies(bond->params.arp_interval));
 }
 
-/* Called to inspect slaves for active-backup mode ARP monitor link state
- * changes.  Sets proposed link state in slaves to specify what action
- * should take place for the slave.  Returns 0 if no changes are found, >0
+/* Called to inspect links for active-backup mode ARP monitor link state
+ * changes.  Sets proposed link state in links to specify what action
+ * should take place for the link.  Returns 0 if no changes are found, >0
  * if changes to link states must be committed.
  *
  * Called with rcu_read_lock held.
@@ -2937,60 +2934,60 @@ static int bond_ab_arp_inspect(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	unsigned long trans_start, last_rx;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	int commit = 0;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE);
-		last_rx = slave_last_rx(bond, slave);
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE);
+		last_rx = link_last_rx(bond, link);
 
-		if (slave->link_state != BOND_LINK_UP) {
+		if (link->link_state != BOND_LINK_UP) {
 			if (bond_time_in_interval(bond, last_rx, 1)) {
-				bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_UP);
+				bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_UP);
 				commit++;
-			} else if (slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_BACK) {
-				bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_FAIL);
+			} else if (link->link_state == BOND_LINK_BACK) {
+				bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_FAIL);
 				commit++;
 			}
 			continue;
 		}
 
-		/* Give slaves 2*delta after being enslaved or made
+		/* Give links 2*delta after being connected or made
 		 * active.  This avoids bouncing, as the last receive
 		 * times need a full ARP monitor cycle to be updated.
 		 */
-		if (bond_time_in_interval(bond, slave->last_link_up, 2))
+		if (bond_time_in_interval(bond, link->last_link_up, 2))
 			continue;
 
-		/* Backup slave is down if:
-		 * - No current_arp_slave AND
+		/* Backup link is down if:
+		 * - No current_arp_link AND
 		 * - more than 3*delta since last receive AND
 		 * - the bond has an IP address
 		 *
-		 * Note: a non-null current_arp_slave indicates
-		 * the curr_active_slave went down and we are
+		 * Note: a non-null current_arp_link indicates
+		 * the curr_active_link went down and we are
 		 * searching for a new one; under this condition
-		 * we only take the curr_active_slave down - this
-		 * gives each slave a chance to tx/rx traffic
+		 * we only take the curr_active_link down - this
+		 * gives each link a chance to tx/rx traffic
 		 * before being taken out
 		 */
-		if (!bond_is_active_slave(slave) &&
-		    !rcu_access_pointer(bond->current_arp_slave) &&
+		if (!bond_is_active_link(link) &&
+		    !rcu_access_pointer(bond->current_arp_link) &&
 		    !bond_time_in_interval(bond, last_rx, 3)) {
-			bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
+			bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
 			commit++;
 		}
 
-		/* Active slave is down if:
+		/* Active link is down if:
 		 * - more than 2*delta since transmitting OR
 		 * - (more than 2*delta since receive AND
 		 *    the bond has an IP address)
 		 */
-		trans_start = dev_trans_start(slave->dev);
-		if (bond_is_active_slave(slave) &&
+		trans_start = dev_trans_start(link->dev);
+		if (bond_is_active_link(link) &&
 		    (!bond_time_in_interval(bond, trans_start, 2) ||
 		     !bond_time_in_interval(bond, last_rx, 2))) {
-			bond_propose_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
+			bond_propose_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_DOWN);
 			commit++;
 		}
 	}
@@ -3007,34 +3004,34 @@ static void bond_ab_arp_commit(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	unsigned long trans_start;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		switch (slave->link_new_state) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		switch (link->link_new_state) {
 		case BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE:
 			continue;
 
 		case BOND_LINK_UP:
-			trans_start = dev_trans_start(slave->dev);
-			if (rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave) != slave ||
-			    (!rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave) &&
+			trans_start = dev_trans_start(link->dev);
+			if (rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link) != link ||
+			    (!rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link) &&
 			     bond_time_in_interval(bond, trans_start, 1))) {
-				struct slave *current_arp_slave;
-
-				current_arp_slave = rtnl_dereference(bond->current_arp_slave);
-				bond_set_slave_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_UP,
-							  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
-				if (current_arp_slave) {
-					bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(
-						current_arp_slave,
-						BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
-					RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->current_arp_slave, NULL);
+				struct link *current_arp_link;
+
+				current_arp_link = rtnl_dereference(bond->current_arp_link);
+				bond_set_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_UP,
+						    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
+				if (current_arp_link) {
+					bond_set_link_inactive_flags(
+						current_arp_link,
+						BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
+					RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->current_arp_link, NULL);
 				}
 
-				slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status definitely up\n");
+				link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status definitely up\n");
 
-				if (!rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave) ||
-				    slave == rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_slave))
+				if (!rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link) ||
+				    link == rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_link))
 					goto do_failover;
 
 			}
@@ -3042,46 +3039,46 @@ static void bond_ab_arp_commit(struct bonding *bond)
 			continue;
 
 		case BOND_LINK_DOWN:
-			if (slave->link_failure_count < UINT_MAX)
-				slave->link_failure_count++;
+			if (link->link_failure_count < UINT_MAX)
+				link->link_failure_count++;
 
-			bond_set_slave_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN,
-						  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
-			bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(slave,
-						      BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_DOWN,
+					    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_inactive_flags(link,
+						      BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 
-			slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "link status definitely down, disabling slave\n");
+			link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "link status definitely down, disabling link\n");
 
-			if (slave == rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave)) {
-				RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->current_arp_slave, NULL);
+			if (link == rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link)) {
+				RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->current_arp_link, NULL);
 				goto do_failover;
 			}
 
 			continue;
 
 		case BOND_LINK_FAIL:
-			bond_set_slave_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_FAIL,
-						  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
-			bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(slave,
-						      BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_FAIL,
+					    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			bond_set_link_inactive_flags(link,
+						      BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 
-			/* A slave has just been enslaved and has become
-			 * the current active slave.
+			/* A link has just been connected and has become
+			 * the current active link.
 			 */
-			if (rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave))
-				RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->current_arp_slave, NULL);
+			if (rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link))
+				RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->current_arp_link, NULL);
 			continue;
 
 		default:
-			slave_err(bond->dev, slave->dev,
-				  "impossible: link_new_state %d on slave\n",
-				  slave->link_new_state);
+			link_err(bond->dev, link->dev,
+				 "impossible: link_new_state %d on link\n",
+				 link->link_new_state);
 			continue;
 		}
 
 do_failover:
 		block_netpoll_tx();
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 		unblock_netpoll_tx();
 	}
 
@@ -3094,80 +3091,79 @@ static void bond_ab_arp_commit(struct bonding *bond)
  */
 static bool bond_ab_arp_probe(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *slave, *before = NULL, *new_slave = NULL,
-		     *curr_arp_slave = rcu_dereference(bond->current_arp_slave),
-		     *curr_active_slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	struct link *link, *before = NULL, *new_link = NULL,
+		     *curr_arp_link = rcu_dereference(bond->current_arp_link),
+		     *curr_active_link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	bool found = false;
-	bool should_notify_rtnl = BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER;
+	bool should_notify_rtnl = BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER;
 
-	if (curr_arp_slave && curr_active_slave)
+	if (curr_arp_link && curr_active_link)
 		netdev_info(bond->dev, "PROBE: c_arp %s && cas %s BAD\n",
-			    curr_arp_slave->dev->name,
-			    curr_active_slave->dev->name);
+			    curr_arp_link->dev->name,
+			    curr_active_link->dev->name);
 
-	if (curr_active_slave) {
-		bond_arp_send_all(bond, curr_active_slave);
+	if (curr_active_link) {
+		bond_arp_send_all(bond, curr_active_link);
 		return should_notify_rtnl;
 	}
 
-	/* if we don't have a curr_active_slave, search for the next available
-	 * backup slave from the current_arp_slave and make it the candidate
-	 * for becoming the curr_active_slave
+	/* if we don't have a curr_active_link, search for the next available
+	 * backup link from the current_arp_link and make it the candidate
+	 * for becoming the curr_active_link
 	 */
 
-	if (!curr_arp_slave) {
-		curr_arp_slave = bond_first_slave_rcu(bond);
-		if (!curr_arp_slave)
+	if (!curr_arp_link) {
+		curr_arp_link = bond_first_link_rcu(bond);
+		if (!curr_arp_link)
 			return should_notify_rtnl;
 	}
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (!found && !before && bond_slave_is_up(slave))
-			before = slave;
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (!found && !before && bond_link_is_up(link))
+			before = link;
 
-		if (found && !new_slave && bond_slave_is_up(slave))
-			new_slave = slave;
+		if (found && !new_link && bond_link_is_up(link))
+			new_link = link;
 		/* if the link state is up at this point, we
 		 * mark it down - this can happen if we have
 		 * simultaneous link failures and
 		 * reselect_active_interface doesn't make this
-		 * one the current slave so it is still marked
+		 * one the current link so it is still marked
 		 * up when it is actually down
 		 */
-		if (!bond_slave_is_up(slave) &&
-		    slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
-			bond_set_slave_link_state(slave, BOND_LINK_DOWN,
-						  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER);
-			if (slave->link_failure_count < UINT_MAX)
-				slave->link_failure_count++;
+		if (!bond_link_is_up(link) &&
+		    link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
+			bond_set_link_state(link, BOND_LINK_DOWN,
+					    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER);
+			if (link->link_failure_count < UINT_MAX)
+				link->link_failure_count++;
 
-			bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(slave,
-						      BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER);
+			bond_set_link_inactive_flags(link,
+						      BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER);
 
-			slave_info(bond->dev, slave->dev, "backup interface is now down\n");
+			link_info(bond->dev, link->dev, "backup interface is now down\n");
 		}
-		if (slave == curr_arp_slave)
+		if (link == curr_arp_link)
 			found = true;
 	}
 
-	if (!new_slave && before)
-		new_slave = before;
+	if (!new_link && before)
+		new_link = before;
 
-	if (!new_slave)
+	if (!new_link)
 		goto check_state;
 
-	bond_set_slave_link_state(new_slave, BOND_LINK_BACK,
-				  BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER);
-	bond_set_slave_active_flags(new_slave, BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER);
-	bond_arp_send_all(bond, new_slave);
-	new_slave->last_link_up = jiffies;
-	rcu_assign_pointer(bond->current_arp_slave, new_slave);
+	bond_set_link_state(new_link, BOND_LINK_BACK, BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER);
+	bond_set_link_active_flags(new_link, BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER);
+	bond_arp_send_all(bond, new_link);
+	new_link->last_link_up = jiffies;
+	rcu_assign_pointer(bond->current_arp_link, new_link);
 
 check_state:
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (slave->should_notify || slave->should_notify_link) {
-			should_notify_rtnl = BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW;
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (link->should_notify || link->should_notify_link) {
+			should_notify_rtnl = BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW;
 			break;
 		}
 	}
@@ -3182,7 +3178,7 @@ static void bond_activebackup_arp_mon(struct bonding *bond)
 
 	delta_in_ticks = msecs_to_jiffies(bond->params.arp_interval);
 
-	if (!bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	if (!bond_has_links(bond))
 		goto re_arm;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
@@ -3220,8 +3216,8 @@ static void bond_activebackup_arp_mon(struct bonding *bond)
 			call_netdevice_notifiers(NETDEV_NOTIFY_PEERS,
 						 bond->dev);
 		if (should_notify_rtnl) {
-			bond_slave_state_notify(bond);
-			bond_slave_link_notify(bond);
+			bond_link_state_notify(bond);
+			bond_link_notify(bond);
 		}
 
 		rtnl_unlock();
@@ -3275,76 +3271,76 @@ static int bond_master_netdev_event(unsigned long event,
 	return NOTIFY_DONE;
 }
 
-static int bond_slave_netdev_event(unsigned long event,
-				   struct net_device *slave_dev)
+static int bond_link_netdev_event(unsigned long event,
+				   struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = bond_slave_get_rtnl(slave_dev), *primary;
+	struct link *link = bond_link_get_rtnl(link_dev), *primary;
 	struct bonding *bond;
 	struct net_device *bond_dev;
 
 	/* A netdev event can be generated while enslaving a device
 	 * before netdev_rx_handler_register is called in which case
-	 * slave will be NULL
+	 * link will be NULL
 	 */
-	if (!slave) {
-		netdev_dbg(slave_dev, "%s called on NULL slave\n", __func__);
+	if (!link) {
+		netdev_dbg(link_dev, "%s called on NULL link\n", __func__);
 		return NOTIFY_DONE;
 	}
 
-	bond_dev = slave->bond->dev;
-	bond = slave->bond;
-	primary = rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_slave);
+	bond_dev = link->bond->dev;
+	bond = link->bond;
+	primary = rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_link);
 
-	slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "%s called\n", __func__);
+	link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "%s called\n", __func__);
 
 	switch (event) {
 	case NETDEV_UNREGISTER:
 		if (bond_dev->type != ARPHRD_ETHER)
-			bond_release_and_destroy(bond_dev, slave_dev);
+			bond_release_and_destroy(bond_dev, link_dev);
 		else
-			__bond_release_one(bond_dev, slave_dev, false, true);
+			__bond_release_one(bond_dev, link_dev, false, true);
 		break;
 	case NETDEV_UP:
 	case NETDEV_CHANGE:
 		/* For 802.3ad mode only:
-		 * Getting invalid Speed/Duplex values here will put slave
+		 * Getting invalid Speed/Duplex values here will put link
 		 * in weird state. Mark it as link-fail if the link was
 		 * previously up or link-down if it hasn't yet come up, and
 		 * let link-monitoring (miimon) set it right when correct
 		 * speeds/duplex are available.
 		 */
-		if (bond_update_speed_duplex(slave) &&
+		if (bond_update_speed_duplex(link) &&
 		    BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
-			if (slave->last_link_up)
-				slave->link_state = BOND_LINK_FAIL;
+			if (link->last_link_up)
+				link->link_state = BOND_LINK_FAIL;
 			else
-				slave->link_state = BOND_LINK_DOWN;
+				link->link_state = BOND_LINK_DOWN;
 		}
 
 		if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD)
-			bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed(slave);
+			bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed(link);
 		fallthrough;
 	case NETDEV_DOWN:
-		/* Refresh slave-array if applicable!
+		/* Refresh link-array if applicable!
 		 * If the setup does not use miimon or arpmon (mode-specific!),
-		 * then these events will not cause the slave-array to be
-		 * refreshed. This will cause xmit to use a slave that is not
+		 * then these events will not cause the link-array to be
+		 * refreshed. This will cause xmit to use a link that is not
 		 * usable. Avoid such situation by refeshing the array at these
 		 * events. If these (miimon/arpmon) parameters are configured
 		 * then array gets refreshed twice and that should be fine!
 		 */
 		if (bond_mode_can_use_xmit_hash(bond))
-			bond_update_slave_arr(bond, NULL);
+			bond_update_link_arr(bond, NULL);
 		break;
 	case NETDEV_CHANGEMTU:
-		/* TODO: Should slaves be allowed to
+		/* TODO: Should links be allowed to
 		 * independently alter their MTU?  For
-		 * an active-backup bond, slaves need
+		 * an active-backup bond, links need
 		 * not be the same type of device, so
 		 * MTUs may vary.  For other modes,
-		 * slaves arguably should have the
+		 * links arguably should have the
 		 * same MTUs. To do this, we'd need to
-		 * take over the slave's change_mtu
+		 * take over the link's change_mtu
 		 * function for the duration of their
 		 * servitude.
 		 */
@@ -3355,21 +3351,21 @@ static int bond_slave_netdev_event(unsigned long event,
 		    !bond->params.primary[0])
 			break;
 
-		if (slave == primary) {
-			/* slave's name changed - he's no longer primary */
-			RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_slave, NULL);
-		} else if (!strcmp(slave_dev->name, bond->params.primary)) {
-			/* we have a new primary slave */
-			rcu_assign_pointer(bond->primary_slave, slave);
+		if (link == primary) {
+			/* link's name changed - he's no longer primary */
+			RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_link, NULL);
+		} else if (!strcmp(link_dev->name, bond->params.primary)) {
+			/* we have a new primary link */
+			rcu_assign_pointer(bond->primary_link, link);
 		} else { /* we didn't change primary - exit */
 			break;
 		}
 
-		netdev_info(bond->dev, "Primary slave changed to %s, reselecting active slave\n",
-			    primary ? slave_dev->name : "none");
+		netdev_info(bond->dev, "Primary link changed to %s, reselecting active link\n",
+			    primary ? link_dev->name : "none");
 
 		block_netpoll_tx();
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 		unblock_netpoll_tx();
 		break;
 	case NETDEV_FEAT_CHANGE:
@@ -3377,7 +3373,7 @@ static int bond_slave_netdev_event(unsigned long event,
 		break;
 	case NETDEV_RESEND_IGMP:
 		/* Propagate to master device */
-		call_netdevice_notifiers(event, slave->bond->dev);
+		call_netdevice_notifiers(event, link->bond->dev);
 		break;
 	default:
 		break;
@@ -3390,7 +3386,7 @@ static int bond_slave_netdev_event(unsigned long event,
  *
  * This function receives events for the netdev chain.  The caller (an
  * ioctl handler calling blocking_notifier_call_chain) holds the necessary
- * locks for us to safely manipulate the slave devices (RTNL lock,
+ * locks for us to safely manipulate the link devices (RTNL lock,
  * dev_probe_lock).
  */
 static int bond_netdev_event(struct notifier_block *this,
@@ -3413,7 +3409,7 @@ static int bond_netdev_event(struct notifier_block *this,
 	}
 
 	if (event_dev->flags & IFF_SLAVE)
-		return bond_slave_netdev_event(event, event_dev);
+		return bond_link_netdev_event(event, event_dev);
 
 	return NOTIFY_DONE;
 }
@@ -3559,7 +3555,7 @@ void bond_work_init_all(struct bonding *bond)
 	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&bond->mii_work, bond_mii_monitor);
 	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&bond->arp_work, bond_arp_monitor);
 	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&bond->ad_work, bond_3ad_state_machine_handler);
-	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&bond->slave_arr_work, bond_slave_arr_handler);
+	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&bond->link_arr_work, bond_link_arr_handler);
 }
 
 static void bond_work_cancel_all(struct bonding *bond)
@@ -3569,25 +3565,25 @@ static void bond_work_cancel_all(struct bonding *bond)
 	cancel_delayed_work_sync(&bond->alb_work);
 	cancel_delayed_work_sync(&bond->ad_work);
 	cancel_delayed_work_sync(&bond->mcast_work);
-	cancel_delayed_work_sync(&bond->slave_arr_work);
+	cancel_delayed_work_sync(&bond->link_arr_work);
 }
 
 static int bond_open(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	/* reset slave->backup and slave->inactive */
-	if (bond_has_slaves(bond)) {
-		bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
+	/* reset link->backup and link->inactive */
+	if (bond_has_links(bond)) {
+		bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
 			if (bond_uses_primary(bond) &&
-			    slave != rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_slave)) {
-				bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(slave,
-							      BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+			    link != rcu_access_pointer(bond->curr_active_link)) {
+				bond_set_link_inactive_flags(link,
+							      BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 			} else if (BOND_MODE(bond) != BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
-				bond_set_slave_active_flags(slave,
-							    BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW);
+				bond_set_link_active_flags(link,
+							    BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW);
 			}
 		}
 	}
@@ -3618,7 +3614,7 @@ static int bond_open(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 	}
 
 	if (bond_mode_can_use_xmit_hash(bond))
-		bond_update_slave_arr(bond, NULL);
+		bond_update_link_arr(bond, NULL);
 
 	return 0;
 }
@@ -3712,7 +3708,7 @@ static void bond_get_stats(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	struct rtnl_link_stats64 temp;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	int nest_level = 0;
 
 
@@ -3724,14 +3720,14 @@ static void bond_get_stats(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 	spin_lock_nested(&bond->stats_lock, nest_level);
 	memcpy(stats, &bond->bond_stats, sizeof(*stats));
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
 		const struct rtnl_link_stats64 *new =
-			dev_get_stats(slave->dev, &temp);
+			dev_get_stats(link->dev, &temp);
 
-		bond_fold_stats(stats, new, &slave->slave_stats);
+		bond_fold_stats(stats, new, &link->link_stats);
 
-		/* save off the slave stats for the next run */
-		memcpy(&slave->slave_stats, new, sizeof(*new));
+		/* save off the link stats for the next run */
+		memcpy(&link->link_stats, new, sizeof(*new));
 	}
 
 	memcpy(&bond->bond_stats, stats, sizeof(*stats));
@@ -3742,7 +3738,7 @@ static void bond_get_stats(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 static int bond_do_ioctl(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct ifreq *ifr, int cmd)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct net_device *slave_dev = NULL;
+	struct net_device *link_dev = NULL;
 	struct ifbond k_binfo;
 	struct ifbond __user *u_binfo = NULL;
 	struct ifslave k_sinfo;
@@ -3796,7 +3792,7 @@ static int bond_do_ioctl(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct ifreq *ifr, int cmd
 		if (copy_from_user(&k_sinfo, u_sinfo, sizeof(ifslave)))
 			return -EFAULT;
 
-		res = bond_slave_info_query(bond_dev, &k_sinfo);
+		res = bond_link_info_query(bond_dev, &k_sinfo);
 		if (res == 0 &&
 		    copy_to_user(u_sinfo, &k_sinfo, sizeof(ifslave)))
 			return -EFAULT;
@@ -3811,30 +3807,30 @@ static int bond_do_ioctl(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct ifreq *ifr, int cmd
 	if (!ns_capable(net->user_ns, CAP_NET_ADMIN))
 		return -EPERM;
 
-	slave_dev = __dev_get_by_name(net, ifr->ifr_slave);
+	link_dev = __dev_get_by_name(net, ifr->ifr_slave);
 
-	slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, "slave_dev=%p:\n", slave_dev);
+	link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, "link_dev=%p:\n", link_dev);
 
-	if (!slave_dev)
+	if (!link_dev)
 		return -ENODEV;
 
 	switch (cmd) {
 	case BOND_ENSLAVE_OLD:
 	case SIOCBONDENSLAVE:
-		res = bond_enslave(bond_dev, slave_dev, NULL);
+		res = bond_connect(bond_dev, link_dev, NULL);
 		break;
 	case BOND_RELEASE_OLD:
 	case SIOCBONDRELEASE:
-		res = bond_release(bond_dev, slave_dev);
+		res = bond_release(bond_dev, link_dev);
 		break;
 	case BOND_SETHWADDR_OLD:
 	case SIOCBONDSETHWADDR:
-		res = bond_set_dev_addr(bond_dev, slave_dev);
+		res = bond_set_dev_addr(bond_dev, link_dev);
 		break;
 	case BOND_CHANGE_ACTIVE_OLD:
 	case SIOCBONDCHANGEACTIVE:
-		bond_opt_initstr(&newval, slave_dev->name);
-		res = __bond_opt_set_notify(bond, BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_SLAVE,
+		bond_opt_initstr(&newval, link_dev->name);
+		res = __bond_opt_set_notify(bond, BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_LINK,
 					    &newval);
 		break;
 	default:
@@ -3861,19 +3857,19 @@ static void bond_set_rx_mode(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
 	if (bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
-		slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
-		if (slave) {
-			dev_uc_sync(slave->dev, bond_dev);
-			dev_mc_sync(slave->dev, bond_dev);
+		link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
+		if (link) {
+			dev_uc_sync(link->dev, bond_dev);
+			dev_mc_sync(link->dev, bond_dev);
 		}
 	} else {
-		bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-			dev_uc_sync_multiple(slave->dev, bond_dev);
-			dev_mc_sync_multiple(slave->dev, bond_dev);
+		bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+			dev_uc_sync_multiple(link->dev, bond_dev);
+			dev_mc_sync_multiple(link->dev, bond_dev);
 		}
 	}
 	rcu_read_unlock();
@@ -3882,17 +3878,17 @@ static void bond_set_rx_mode(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 static int bond_neigh_init(struct neighbour *n)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(n->dev);
-	const struct net_device_ops *slave_ops;
+	const struct net_device_ops *link_ops;
 	struct neigh_parms parms;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	int ret = 0;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	slave = bond_first_slave_rcu(bond);
-	if (!slave)
+	link = bond_first_link_rcu(bond);
+	if (!link)
 		goto out;
-	slave_ops = slave->dev->netdev_ops;
-	if (!slave_ops->ndo_neigh_setup)
+	link_ops = link->dev->netdev_ops;
+	if (!link_ops->ndo_neigh_setup)
 		goto out;
 
 	/* TODO: find another way [1] to implement this.
@@ -3904,7 +3900,7 @@ static int bond_neigh_init(struct neighbour *n)
 	 *     back to ___neigh_create() / neigh_parms_alloc()
 	 */
 	memset(&parms, 0, sizeof(parms));
-	ret = slave_ops->ndo_neigh_setup(slave->dev, &parms);
+	ret = link_ops->ndo_neigh_setup(link->dev, &parms);
 
 	if (ret)
 		goto out;
@@ -3917,8 +3913,8 @@ static int bond_neigh_init(struct neighbour *n)
 }
 
 /* The bonding ndo_neigh_setup is called at init time beofre any
- * slave exists. So we must declare proxy setup function which will
- * be used at run time to resolve the actual slave neigh param setup.
+ * link exists. So we must declare proxy setup function which will
+ * be used at run time to resolve the actual link neigh param setup.
  *
  * It's also called by master devices (such as vlans) to setup their
  * underlying devices. In that case - do nothing, we're already set up from
@@ -3934,33 +3930,33 @@ static int bond_neigh_setup(struct net_device *dev,
 	return 0;
 }
 
-/* Change the MTU of all of a master's slaves to match the master */
+/* Change the MTU of all of a master's links to match the master */
 static int bond_change_mtu(struct net_device *bond_dev, int new_mtu)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *slave, *rollback_slave;
+	struct link *link, *rollback_link;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	int res = 0;
 
 	netdev_dbg(bond_dev, "bond=%p, new_mtu=%d\n", bond, new_mtu);
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave->dev, "s %p c_m %p\n",
-			   slave, slave->dev->netdev_ops->ndo_change_mtu);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link->dev, "s %p c_m %p\n",
+			 link, link->dev->netdev_ops->ndo_change_mtu);
 
-		res = dev_set_mtu(slave->dev, new_mtu);
+		res = dev_set_mtu(link->dev, new_mtu);
 
 		if (res) {
-			/* If we failed to set the slave's mtu to the new value
+			/* If we failed to set the link's mtu to the new value
 			 * we must abort the operation even in ACTIVE_BACKUP
-			 * mode, because if we allow the backup slaves to have
-			 * different mtu values than the active slave we'll
+			 * mode, because if we allow the backup links to have
+			 * different mtu values than the active link we'll
 			 * need to change their mtu when doing a failover. That
 			 * means changing their mtu from timer context, which
 			 * is probably not a good idea.
 			 */
-			slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave->dev, "err %d setting mtu to %d\n",
-				  res, new_mtu);
+			link_dbg(bond_dev, link->dev, "err %d setting mtu to %d\n",
+				 res, new_mtu);
 			goto unwind;
 		}
 	}
@@ -3970,17 +3966,17 @@ static int bond_change_mtu(struct net_device *bond_dev, int new_mtu)
 	return 0;
 
 unwind:
-	/* unwind from head to the slave that failed */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, rollback_slave, iter) {
+	/* unwind from head to the link that failed */
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, rollback_link, iter) {
 		int tmp_res;
 
-		if (rollback_slave == slave)
+		if (rollback_link == link)
 			break;
 
-		tmp_res = dev_set_mtu(rollback_slave->dev, bond_dev->mtu);
+		tmp_res = dev_set_mtu(rollback_link->dev, bond_dev->mtu);
 		if (tmp_res)
-			slave_dbg(bond_dev, rollback_slave->dev, "unwind err %d\n",
-				  tmp_res);
+			link_dbg(bond_dev, rollback_link->dev, "unwind err %d\n",
+				 tmp_res);
 	}
 
 	return res;
@@ -3989,13 +3985,13 @@ static int bond_change_mtu(struct net_device *bond_dev, int new_mtu)
 /* Change HW address
  *
  * Note that many devices must be down to change the HW address, and
- * downing the master releases all slaves.  We can make bonds full of
+ * downing the master releases all links.  We can make bonds full of
  * bonding devices to test this, however.
  */
 static int bond_set_mac_address(struct net_device *bond_dev, void *addr)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *slave, *rollback_slave;
+	struct link *link, *rollback_link;
 	struct sockaddr_storage *ss = addr, tmp_ss;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	int res = 0;
@@ -4016,19 +4012,19 @@ static int bond_set_mac_address(struct net_device *bond_dev, void *addr)
 	if (!is_valid_ether_addr(ss->__data))
 		return -EADDRNOTAVAIL;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave->dev, "%s: slave=%p\n",
-			  __func__, slave);
-		res = dev_set_mac_address(slave->dev, addr, NULL);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		link_dbg(bond_dev, link->dev, "%s: link=%p\n",
+			 __func__, link);
+		res = dev_set_mac_address(link->dev, addr, NULL);
 		if (res) {
-			/* TODO: consider downing the slave
+			/* TODO: consider downing the link
 			 * and retry ?
 			 * User should expect communications
 			 * breakage anyway until ARP finish
 			 * updating, so...
 			 */
-			slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave->dev, "%s: err %d\n",
-				  __func__, res);
+			link_dbg(bond_dev, link->dev, "%s: err %d\n",
+				 __func__, res);
 			goto unwind;
 		}
 	}
@@ -4041,18 +4037,18 @@ static int bond_set_mac_address(struct net_device *bond_dev, void *addr)
 	memcpy(tmp_ss.__data, bond_dev->dev_addr, bond_dev->addr_len);
 	tmp_ss.ss_family = bond_dev->type;
 
-	/* unwind from head to the slave that failed */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, rollback_slave, iter) {
+	/* unwind from head to the link that failed */
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, rollback_link, iter) {
 		int tmp_res;
 
-		if (rollback_slave == slave)
+		if (rollback_link == link)
 			break;
 
-		tmp_res = dev_set_mac_address(rollback_slave->dev,
+		tmp_res = dev_set_mac_address(rollback_link->dev,
 					      (struct sockaddr *)&tmp_ss, NULL);
 		if (tmp_res) {
-			slave_dbg(bond_dev, rollback_slave->dev, "%s: unwind err %d\n",
-				   __func__, tmp_res);
+			link_dbg(bond_dev, rollback_link->dev, "%s: unwind err %d\n",
+				 __func__, tmp_res);
 		}
 	}
 
@@ -4060,84 +4056,84 @@ static int bond_set_mac_address(struct net_device *bond_dev, void *addr)
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_get_slave_by_id - get xmit slave with slave_id
+ * bond_get_link_by_id - get xmit link with link_id
  * @bond: bonding device that is transmitting
- * @slave_id: slave id up to slave_cnt-1 through which to transmit
+ * @link_id: link id up to link_cnt-1 through which to transmit
  *
- * This function tries to get slave with slave_id but in case
- * it fails, it tries to find the first available slave for transmission.
+ * This function tries to get link with link_id but in case
+ * it fails, it tries to find the first available link for transmission.
  */
-static struct slave *bond_get_slave_by_id(struct bonding *bond,
-					  int slave_id)
+static struct link *bond_get_link_by_id(struct bonding *bond,
+					  int link_id)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
-	int i = slave_id;
+	struct link *link;
+	int i = link_id;
 
-	/* Here we start from the slave with slave_id */
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
+	/* Here we start from the link with link_id */
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
 		if (--i < 0) {
-			if (bond_slave_can_tx(slave))
-				return slave;
+			if (bond_link_can_tx(link))
+				return link;
 		}
 	}
 
-	/* Here we start from the first slave up to slave_id */
-	i = slave_id;
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
+	/* Here we start from the first link up to link_id */
+	i = link_id;
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
 		if (--i < 0)
 			break;
-		if (bond_slave_can_tx(slave))
-			return slave;
+		if (bond_link_can_tx(link))
+			return link;
 	}
-	/* no slave that can tx has been found */
+	/* no link that can tx has been found */
 	return NULL;
 }
 
 /**
- * bond_rr_gen_slave_id - generate slave id based on packets_per_slave
+ * bond_rr_gen_link_id - generate link id based on packets_per_link
  * @bond: bonding device to use
  *
- * Based on the value of the bonding device's packets_per_slave parameter
- * this function generates a slave id, which is usually used as the next
- * slave to transmit through.
+ * Based on the value of the bonding device's packets_per_link parameter
+ * this function generates a link id, which is usually used as the next
+ * link to transmit through.
  */
-static u32 bond_rr_gen_slave_id(struct bonding *bond)
+static u32 bond_rr_gen_link_id(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	u32 slave_id;
-	struct reciprocal_value reciprocal_packets_per_slave;
-	int packets_per_slave = bond->params.packets_per_slave;
+	u32 link_id;
+	struct reciprocal_value reciprocal_packets_per_link;
+	int packets_per_link = bond->params.packets_per_link;
 
-	switch (packets_per_slave) {
+	switch (packets_per_link) {
 	case 0:
-		slave_id = prandom_u32();
+		link_id = prandom_u32();
 		break;
 	case 1:
-		slave_id = bond->rr_tx_counter;
+		link_id = bond->rr_tx_counter;
 		break;
 	default:
-		reciprocal_packets_per_slave =
-			bond->params.reciprocal_packets_per_slave;
-		slave_id = reciprocal_divide(bond->rr_tx_counter,
-					     reciprocal_packets_per_slave);
+		reciprocal_packets_per_link =
+			bond->params.reciprocal_packets_per_link;
+		link_id = reciprocal_divide(bond->rr_tx_counter,
+					     reciprocal_packets_per_link);
 		break;
 	}
 	bond->rr_tx_counter++;
 
-	return slave_id;
+	return link_id;
 }
 
-static struct slave *bond_xmit_roundrobin_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
+static struct link *bond_xmit_roundrobin_link_get(struct bonding *bond,
 						    struct sk_buff *skb)
 {
-	struct slave *slave;
-	int slave_cnt;
-	u32 slave_id;
+	struct link *link;
+	int link_cnt;
+	u32 link_id;
 
-	/* Start with the curr_active_slave that joined the bond as the
+	/* Start with the curr_active_link that joined the bond as the
 	 * default for sending IGMP traffic.  For failover purposes one
 	 * needs to maintain some consistency for the interface that will
-	 * send the join/membership reports.  The curr_active_slave found
+	 * send the join/membership reports.  The curr_active_link found
 	 * will send all of this type of traffic.
 	 */
 	if (skb->protocol == htons(ETH_P_IP)) {
@@ -4149,18 +4145,18 @@ static struct slave *bond_xmit_roundrobin_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
 
 		iph = ip_hdr(skb);
 		if (iph->protocol == IPPROTO_IGMP) {
-			slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
-			if (slave)
-				return slave;
-			return bond_get_slave_by_id(bond, 0);
+			link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
+			if (link)
+				return link;
+			return bond_get_link_by_id(bond, 0);
 		}
 	}
 
 non_igmp:
-	slave_cnt = READ_ONCE(bond->slave_cnt);
-	if (likely(slave_cnt)) {
-		slave_id = bond_rr_gen_slave_id(bond) % slave_cnt;
-		return bond_get_slave_by_id(bond, slave_id);
+	link_cnt = READ_ONCE(bond->link_cnt);
+	if (likely(link_cnt)) {
+		link_id = bond_rr_gen_link_id(bond) % link_cnt;
+		return bond_get_link_by_id(bond, link_id);
 	}
 	return NULL;
 }
@@ -4169,135 +4165,135 @@ static netdev_tx_t bond_xmit_roundrobin(struct sk_buff *skb,
 					struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	slave = bond_xmit_roundrobin_slave_get(bond, skb);
-	if (likely(slave))
-		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, slave->dev);
+	link = bond_xmit_roundrobin_link_get(bond, skb);
+	if (likely(link))
+		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, link->dev);
 
 	return bond_tx_drop(bond_dev, skb);
 }
 
-static struct slave *bond_xmit_activebackup_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
+static struct link *bond_xmit_activebackup_link_get(struct bonding *bond,
 						      struct sk_buff *skb)
 {
-	return rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	return rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 }
 
-/* In active-backup mode, we know that bond->curr_active_slave is always valid if
+/* In active-backup mode, we know that bond->curr_active_link is always valid if
  * the bond has a usable interface.
  */
 static netdev_tx_t bond_xmit_activebackup(struct sk_buff *skb,
 					  struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	slave = bond_xmit_activebackup_slave_get(bond, skb);
-	if (slave)
-		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, slave->dev);
+	link = bond_xmit_activebackup_link_get(bond, skb);
+	if (link)
+		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, link->dev);
 
 	return bond_tx_drop(bond_dev, skb);
 }
 
-/* Use this to update slave_array when (a) it's not appropriate to update
- * slave_array right away (note that update_slave_array() may sleep)
+/* Use this to update link_array when (a) it's not appropriate to update
+ * link_array right away (note that update_link_array() may sleep)
  * and / or (b) RTNL is not held.
  */
-void bond_slave_arr_work_rearm(struct bonding *bond, unsigned long delay)
+void bond_link_arr_work_rearm(struct bonding *bond, unsigned long delay)
 {
-	queue_delayed_work(bond->wq, &bond->slave_arr_work, delay);
+	queue_delayed_work(bond->wq, &bond->link_arr_work, delay);
 }
 
-/* Slave array work handler. Holds only RTNL */
-static void bond_slave_arr_handler(struct work_struct *work)
+/* link array work handler. Holds only RTNL */
+static void bond_link_arr_handler(struct work_struct *work)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = container_of(work, struct bonding,
-					    slave_arr_work.work);
+					    link_arr_work.work);
 	int ret;
 
 	if (!rtnl_trylock())
 		goto err;
 
-	ret = bond_update_slave_arr(bond, NULL);
+	ret = bond_update_link_arr(bond, NULL);
 	rtnl_unlock();
 	if (ret) {
-		pr_warn_ratelimited("Failed to update slave array from WT\n");
+		pr_warn_ratelimited("Failed to update link array from WT\n");
 		goto err;
 	}
 	return;
 
 err:
-	bond_slave_arr_work_rearm(bond, 1);
+	bond_link_arr_work_rearm(bond, 1);
 }
 
-static void bond_skip_slave(struct bond_up_slave *slaves,
-			    struct slave *skipslave)
+static void bond_skip_link(struct bond_up_link *links,
+			   struct link *skiplink)
 {
 	int idx;
 
 	/* Rare situation where caller has asked to skip a specific
-	 * slave but allocation failed (most likely!). BTW this is
+	 * link but allocation failed (most likely!). BTW this is
 	 * only possible when the call is initiated from
 	 * __bond_release_one(). In this situation; overwrite the
-	 * skipslave entry in the array with the last entry from the
+	 * skiplink entry in the array with the last entry from the
 	 * array to avoid a situation where the xmit path may choose
-	 * this to-be-skipped slave to send a packet out.
+	 * this to-be-skipped link to send a packet out.
 	 */
-	for (idx = 0; slaves && idx < slaves->count; idx++) {
-		if (skipslave == slaves->arr[idx]) {
-			slaves->arr[idx] =
-				slaves->arr[slaves->count - 1];
-			slaves->count--;
+	for (idx = 0; links && idx < links->count; idx++) {
+		if (skiplink == links->arr[idx]) {
+			links->arr[idx] =
+				links->arr[links->count - 1];
+			links->count--;
 			break;
 		}
 	}
 }
 
-static void bond_set_slave_arr(struct bonding *bond,
-			       struct bond_up_slave *usable_slaves,
-			       struct bond_up_slave *all_slaves)
+static void bond_set_link_arr(struct bonding *bond,
+			       struct bond_up_link *usable_links,
+			       struct bond_up_link *all_links)
 {
-	struct bond_up_slave *usable, *all;
+	struct bond_up_link *usable, *all;
 
-	usable = rtnl_dereference(bond->usable_slaves);
-	rcu_assign_pointer(bond->usable_slaves, usable_slaves);
+	usable = rtnl_dereference(bond->usable_links);
+	rcu_assign_pointer(bond->usable_links, usable_links);
 	kfree_rcu(usable, rcu);
 
-	all = rtnl_dereference(bond->all_slaves);
-	rcu_assign_pointer(bond->all_slaves, all_slaves);
+	all = rtnl_dereference(bond->all_links);
+	rcu_assign_pointer(bond->all_links, all_links);
 	kfree_rcu(all, rcu);
 }
 
-static void bond_reset_slave_arr(struct bonding *bond)
+static void bond_reset_link_arr(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct bond_up_slave *usable, *all;
+	struct bond_up_link *usable, *all;
 
-	usable = rtnl_dereference(bond->usable_slaves);
+	usable = rtnl_dereference(bond->usable_links);
 	if (usable) {
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->usable_slaves, NULL);
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->usable_links, NULL);
 		kfree_rcu(usable, rcu);
 	}
 
-	all = rtnl_dereference(bond->all_slaves);
+	all = rtnl_dereference(bond->all_links);
 	if (all) {
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->all_slaves, NULL);
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->all_links, NULL);
 		kfree_rcu(all, rcu);
 	}
 }
 
-/* Build the usable slaves array in control path for modes that use xmit-hash
- * to determine the slave interface -
+/* Build the usable links array in control path for modes that use xmit-hash
+ * to determine the link interface -
  * (a) BOND_MODE_8023AD
  * (b) BOND_MODE_XOR
  * (c) (BOND_MODE_TLB || BOND_MODE_ALB) && tlb_dynamic_lb == 0
  *
  * The caller is expected to hold RTNL only and NO other lock!
  */
-int bond_update_slave_arr(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *skipslave)
+int bond_update_link_arr(struct bonding *bond, struct link *skiplink)
 {
-	struct bond_up_slave *usable_slaves = NULL, *all_slaves = NULL;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct bond_up_link *usable_links = NULL, *all_links = NULL;
+	struct link *link;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	int agg_id = 0;
 	int ret = 0;
@@ -4306,11 +4302,11 @@ int bond_update_slave_arr(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *skipslave)
 	WARN_ON(lockdep_is_held(&bond->mode_lock));
 #endif
 
-	usable_slaves = kzalloc(struct_size(usable_slaves, arr,
-					    bond->slave_cnt), GFP_KERNEL);
-	all_slaves = kzalloc(struct_size(all_slaves, arr,
-					 bond->slave_cnt), GFP_KERNEL);
-	if (!usable_slaves || !all_slaves) {
+	usable_links = kzalloc(struct_size(usable_links, arr,
+					    bond->link_cnt), GFP_KERNEL);
+	all_links = kzalloc(struct_size(all_links, arr,
+					 bond->link_cnt), GFP_KERNEL);
+	if (!usable_links || !all_links) {
 		ret = -ENOMEM;
 		goto out;
 	}
@@ -4322,79 +4318,79 @@ int bond_update_slave_arr(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *skipslave)
 			/* No active aggragator means it's not safe to use
 			 * the previous array.
 			 */
-			bond_reset_slave_arr(bond);
+			bond_reset_link_arr(bond);
 			goto out;
 		}
 		agg_id = ad_info.aggregator_id;
 	}
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (skipslave == slave)
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (skiplink == link)
 			continue;
 
-		all_slaves->arr[all_slaves->count++] = slave;
+		all_links->arr[all_links->count++] = link;
 		if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
 			struct aggregator *agg;
 
-			agg = SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port.aggregator;
+			agg = LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port.aggregator;
 			if (!agg || agg->aggregator_identifier != agg_id)
 				continue;
 		}
-		if (!bond_slave_can_tx(slave))
+		if (!bond_link_can_tx(link))
 			continue;
 
-		slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Adding slave to tx hash array[%d]\n",
-			  usable_slaves->count);
+		link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "Adding link to tx hash array[%d]\n",
+			 usable_links->count);
 
-		usable_slaves->arr[usable_slaves->count++] = slave;
+		usable_links->arr[usable_links->count++] = link;
 	}
 
-	bond_set_slave_arr(bond, usable_slaves, all_slaves);
+	bond_set_link_arr(bond, usable_links, all_links);
 	return ret;
 out:
-	if (ret != 0 && skipslave) {
-		bond_skip_slave(rtnl_dereference(bond->all_slaves),
-				skipslave);
-		bond_skip_slave(rtnl_dereference(bond->usable_slaves),
-				skipslave);
+	if (ret != 0 && skiplink) {
+		bond_skip_link(rtnl_dereference(bond->all_links),
+				skiplink);
+		bond_skip_link(rtnl_dereference(bond->usable_links),
+				skiplink);
 	}
-	kfree_rcu(all_slaves, rcu);
-	kfree_rcu(usable_slaves, rcu);
+	kfree_rcu(all_links, rcu);
+	kfree_rcu(usable_links, rcu);
 
 	return ret;
 }
 
-static struct slave *bond_xmit_3ad_xor_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
+static struct link *bond_xmit_3ad_xor_link_get(struct bonding *bond,
 						 struct sk_buff *skb,
-						 struct bond_up_slave *slaves)
+						 struct bond_up_link *links)
 {
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	unsigned int count;
 	u32 hash;
 
 	hash = bond_xmit_hash(bond, skb);
-	count = slaves ? READ_ONCE(slaves->count) : 0;
+	count = links ? READ_ONCE(links->count) : 0;
 	if (unlikely(!count))
 		return NULL;
 
-	slave = slaves->arr[hash % count];
-	return slave;
+	link = links->arr[hash % count];
+	return link;
 }
 
 /* Use this Xmit function for 3AD as well as XOR modes. The current
- * usable slave array is formed in the control path. The xmit function
+ * usable link array is formed in the control path. The xmit function
  * just calculates hash and sends the packet out.
  */
 static netdev_tx_t bond_3ad_xor_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb,
 				     struct net_device *dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(dev);
-	struct bond_up_slave *slaves;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct bond_up_link *links;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	slaves = rcu_dereference(bond->usable_slaves);
-	slave = bond_xmit_3ad_xor_slave_get(bond, skb, slaves);
-	if (likely(slave))
-		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, slave->dev);
+	links = rcu_dereference(bond->usable_links);
+	link = bond_xmit_3ad_xor_link_get(bond, skb, links);
+	if (likely(link))
+		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, link->dev);
 
 	return bond_tx_drop(dev, skb);
 }
@@ -4404,14 +4400,14 @@ static netdev_tx_t bond_xmit_broadcast(struct sk_buff *skb,
 				       struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct slave *slave = NULL;
+	struct link *link = NULL;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (bond_is_last_slave(bond, slave))
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (bond_is_last_link(bond, link))
 			break;
-		if (bond_slave_is_up(slave) &&
-		    slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
+		if (bond_link_is_up(link) &&
+		    link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
 			struct sk_buff *skb2 = skb_clone(skb, GFP_ATOMIC);
 
 			if (!skb2) {
@@ -4419,37 +4415,37 @@ static netdev_tx_t bond_xmit_broadcast(struct sk_buff *skb,
 						    bond_dev->name, __func__);
 				continue;
 			}
-			bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb2, slave->dev);
+			bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb2, link->dev);
 		}
 	}
-	if (slave && bond_slave_is_up(slave) &&
-	    slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
-		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, slave->dev);
+	if (link && bond_link_is_up(link) &&
+	    link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
+		return bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, link->dev);
 
 	return bond_tx_drop(bond_dev, skb);
 }
 
 /*------------------------- Device initialization ---------------------------*/
 
-/* Lookup the slave that corresponds to a qid */
-static inline int bond_slave_override(struct bonding *bond,
+/* Lookup the link that corresponds to a qid */
+static inline int bond_link_override(struct bonding *bond,
 				      struct sk_buff *skb)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = NULL;
+	struct link *link = NULL;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 
 	if (!skb_rx_queue_recorded(skb))
 		return 1;
 
-	/* Find out if any slaves have the same mapping as this skb. */
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (slave->queue_id == skb_get_queue_mapping(skb)) {
-			if (bond_slave_is_up(slave) &&
-			    slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
-				bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, slave->dev);
+	/* Find out if any links have the same mapping as this skb. */
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (link->queue_id == skb_get_queue_mapping(skb)) {
+			if (bond_link_is_up(link) &&
+			    link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) {
+				bond_dev_queue_xmit(bond, skb, link->dev);
 				return 0;
 			}
-			/* If the slave isn't UP, use default transmit policy. */
+			/* If the link isn't UP, use default transmit policy. */
 			break;
 		}
 	}
@@ -4479,36 +4475,36 @@ static u16 bond_select_queue(struct net_device *dev, struct sk_buff *skb,
 	return txq;
 }
 
-static struct net_device *bond_xmit_get_slave(struct net_device *master_dev,
-					      struct sk_buff *skb,
-					      bool all_slaves)
+static struct net_device *bond_xmit_get_link(struct net_device *agg_dev,
+					     struct sk_buff *skb,
+					     bool all_links)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(master_dev);
-	struct bond_up_slave *slaves;
-	struct slave *slave = NULL;
+	struct bond_up_link *links;
+	struct link *link = NULL;
 
 	switch (BOND_MODE(bond)) {
 	case BOND_MODE_ROUNDROBIN:
-		slave = bond_xmit_roundrobin_slave_get(bond, skb);
+		link = bond_xmit_roundrobin_link_get(bond, skb);
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP:
-		slave = bond_xmit_activebackup_slave_get(bond, skb);
+		link = bond_xmit_activebackup_link_get(bond, skb);
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_8023AD:
 	case BOND_MODE_XOR:
-		if (all_slaves)
-			slaves = rcu_dereference(bond->all_slaves);
+		if (all_links)
+			links = rcu_dereference(bond->all_links);
 		else
-			slaves = rcu_dereference(bond->usable_slaves);
-		slave = bond_xmit_3ad_xor_slave_get(bond, skb, slaves);
+			links = rcu_dereference(bond->usable_links);
+		link = bond_xmit_3ad_xor_link_get(bond, skb, links);
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_BROADCAST:
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_ALB:
-		slave = bond_xmit_alb_slave_get(bond, skb);
+		link = bond_xmit_alb_link_get(bond, skb);
 		break;
 	case BOND_MODE_TLB:
-		slave = bond_xmit_tlb_slave_get(bond, skb);
+		link = bond_xmit_tlb_link_get(bond, skb);
 		break;
 	default:
 		/* Should never happen, mode already checked */
@@ -4516,8 +4512,8 @@ static struct net_device *bond_xmit_get_slave(struct net_device *master_dev,
 		break;
 	}
 
-	if (slave)
-		return slave->dev;
+	if (link)
+		return link->dev;
 	return NULL;
 }
 
@@ -4526,7 +4522,7 @@ static netdev_tx_t __bond_start_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(dev);
 
 	if (bond_should_override_tx_queue(bond) &&
-	    !bond_slave_override(bond, skb))
+	    !bond_link_override(bond, skb))
 		return NETDEV_TX_OK;
 
 	switch (BOND_MODE(bond)) {
@@ -4563,7 +4559,7 @@ static netdev_tx_t bond_start_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev)
 		return NETDEV_TX_BUSY;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	if (bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	if (bond_has_links(bond))
 		ret = __bond_start_xmit(skb, dev);
 	else
 		ret = bond_tx_drop(dev, skb);
@@ -4572,12 +4568,12 @@ static netdev_tx_t bond_start_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev)
 	return ret;
 }
 
-static u32 bond_mode_bcast_speed(struct slave *slave, u32 speed)
+static u32 bond_mode_bcast_speed(struct link *link, u32 speed)
 {
 	if (speed == 0 || speed == SPEED_UNKNOWN)
-		speed = slave->speed;
+		speed = link->speed;
 	else
-		speed = min(speed, slave->speed);
+		speed = min(speed, link->speed);
 
 	return speed;
 }
@@ -4587,29 +4583,29 @@ static int bond_ethtool_get_link_ksettings(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	u32 speed = 0;
 
 	cmd->base.duplex = DUPLEX_UNKNOWN;
 	cmd->base.port = PORT_OTHER;
 
-	/* Since bond_slave_can_tx returns false for all inactive or down slaves, we
+	/* Since bond_link_can_tx returns false for all inactive or down links, we
 	 * do not need to check mode.  Though link speed might not represent
 	 * the true receive or transmit bandwidth (not all modes are symmetric)
 	 * this is an accurate maximum.
 	 */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (bond_slave_can_tx(slave)) {
-			if (slave->speed != SPEED_UNKNOWN) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (bond_link_can_tx(link)) {
+			if (link->speed != SPEED_UNKNOWN) {
 				if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_BROADCAST)
-					speed = bond_mode_bcast_speed(slave,
+					speed = bond_mode_bcast_speed(link,
 								      speed);
 				else
-					speed += slave->speed;
+					speed += link->speed;
 			}
 			if (cmd->base.duplex == DUPLEX_UNKNOWN &&
-			    slave->duplex != DUPLEX_UNKNOWN)
-				cmd->base.duplex = slave->duplex;
+			    link->duplex != DUPLEX_UNKNOWN)
+				cmd->base.duplex = link->duplex;
 		}
 	}
 	cmd->base.speed = speed ? : SPEED_UNKNOWN;
@@ -4652,11 +4648,11 @@ static const struct net_device_ops bond_netdev_ops = {
 	.ndo_netpoll_cleanup	= bond_netpoll_cleanup,
 	.ndo_poll_controller	= bond_poll_controller,
 #endif
-	.ndo_add_slave		= bond_enslave,
+	.ndo_add_slave		= bond_connect,
 	.ndo_del_slave		= bond_release,
 	.ndo_fix_features	= bond_fix_features,
 	.ndo_features_check	= passthru_features_check,
-	.ndo_get_xmit_slave	= bond_xmit_get_slave,
+	.ndo_get_xmit_slave	= bond_xmit_get_link,
 };
 
 static const struct device_type bond_type = {
@@ -4708,7 +4704,7 @@ void bond_setup(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 	/* By default, we declare the bond to be fully
 	 * VLAN hardware accelerated capable. Special
 	 * care is taken in the various xmit functions
-	 * when there are slaves that are not hw accel
+	 * when there are links that are not hw accel
 	 * capable
 	 */
 
@@ -4738,26 +4734,26 @@ void bond_setup(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 static void bond_uninit(struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	struct bond_up_slave *usable, *all;
+	struct bond_up_link *usable, *all;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	bond_netpoll_cleanup(bond_dev);
 
-	/* Release the bonded slaves */
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter)
-		__bond_release_one(bond_dev, slave->dev, true, true);
-	netdev_info(bond_dev, "Released all slaves\n");
+	/* Release the bonded links */
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter)
+		__bond_release_one(bond_dev, link->dev, true, true);
+	netdev_info(bond_dev, "Released all links\n");
 
-	usable = rtnl_dereference(bond->usable_slaves);
+	usable = rtnl_dereference(bond->usable_links);
 	if (usable) {
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->usable_slaves, NULL);
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->usable_links, NULL);
 		kfree_rcu(usable, rcu);
 	}
 
-	all = rtnl_dereference(bond->all_slaves);
+	all = rtnl_dereference(bond->all_links);
 	if (all) {
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->all_slaves, NULL);
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->all_links, NULL);
 		kfree_rcu(all, rcu);
 	}
 
@@ -4896,10 +4892,10 @@ static int bond_check_params(struct bond_params *params)
 		tx_queues = BOND_DEFAULT_TX_QUEUES;
 	}
 
-	if ((all_slaves_active != 0) && (all_slaves_active != 1)) {
-		pr_warn("Warning: all_slaves_active module parameter (%d), not of valid value (0/1), so it was set to 0\n",
-			all_slaves_active);
-		all_slaves_active = 0;
+	if ((all_links_active != 0) && (all_links_active != 1)) {
+		pr_warn("Warning: all_links_active module parameter (%d), not of valid value (0/1), so it was set to 0\n",
+			all_links_active);
+		all_links_active = 0;
 	}
 
 	if (resend_igmp < 0 || resend_igmp > 255) {
@@ -4908,11 +4904,11 @@ static int bond_check_params(struct bond_params *params)
 		resend_igmp = BOND_DEFAULT_RESEND_IGMP;
 	}
 
-	bond_opt_initval(&newval, packets_per_slave);
-	if (!bond_opt_parse(bond_opt_get(BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE), &newval)) {
-		pr_warn("Warning: packets_per_slave (%d) should be between 0 and %u resetting to 1\n",
-			packets_per_slave, USHRT_MAX);
-		packets_per_slave = 1;
+	bond_opt_initval(&newval, packets_per_link);
+	if (!bond_opt_parse(bond_opt_get(BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_LINK), &newval)) {
+		pr_warn("Warning: packets_per_link (%d) should be between 0 and %u resetting to 1\n",
+			packets_per_link, USHRT_MAX);
+		packets_per_link = 1;
 	}
 
 	if (bond_mode == BOND_MODE_ALB) {
@@ -5124,23 +5120,23 @@ static int bond_check_params(struct bond_params *params)
 	params->primary_reselect = primary_reselect_value;
 	params->fail_over_mac = fail_over_mac_value;
 	params->tx_queues = tx_queues;
-	params->all_slaves_active = all_slaves_active;
+	params->all_links_active = all_links_active;
 	params->resend_igmp = resend_igmp;
 	params->min_links = min_links;
 	params->lp_interval = lp_interval;
-	params->packets_per_slave = packets_per_slave;
+	params->packets_per_link = packets_per_link;
 	params->tlb_dynamic_lb = tlb_dynamic_lb;
 	params->ad_actor_sys_prio = ad_actor_sys_prio;
 	eth_zero_addr(params->ad_actor_system);
 	params->ad_user_port_key = ad_user_port_key;
-	if (packets_per_slave > 0) {
-		params->reciprocal_packets_per_slave =
-			reciprocal_value(packets_per_slave);
+	if (packets_per_link > 0) {
+		params->reciprocal_packets_per_link =
+			reciprocal_value(packets_per_link);
 	} else {
-		/* reciprocal_packets_per_slave is unused if
-		 * packets_per_slave is 0 or 1, just initialize it
+		/* reciprocal_packets_per_link is unused if
+		 * packets_per_link is 0 or 1, just initialize it
 		 */
-		params->reciprocal_packets_per_slave =
+		params->reciprocal_packets_per_link =
 			(struct reciprocal_value) { 0 };
 	}
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_netlink.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_netlink.c
index f9cee93b71f4..ca9651f113a1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_netlink.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_netlink.c
@@ -15,8 +15,8 @@
 #include <net/rtnetlink.h>
 #include <net/bonding.h>
 
-static size_t bond_get_slave_size(const struct net_device *bond_dev,
-				  const struct net_device *slave_dev)
+static size_t bond_get_link_size(const struct net_device *bond_dev,
+				  const struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
 	return nla_total_size(sizeof(u8)) +	/* IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_STATE */
 		nla_total_size(sizeof(u8)) +	/* IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_MII_STATUS */
@@ -29,35 +29,35 @@ static size_t bond_get_slave_size(const struct net_device *bond_dev,
 		0;
 }
 
-static int bond_fill_slave_info(struct sk_buff *skb,
+static int bond_fill_link_info(struct sk_buff *skb,
 				const struct net_device *bond_dev,
-				const struct net_device *slave_dev)
+				const struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = bond_slave_get_rtnl(slave_dev);
+	struct link *link = bond_link_get_rtnl(link_dev);
 
-	if (nla_put_u8(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_STATE, bond_slave_state(slave)))
+	if (nla_put_u8(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_STATE, bond_link_state(link)))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
-	if (nla_put_u8(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_MII_STATUS, slave->link_state))
+	if (nla_put_u8(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_MII_STATUS, link->link_state))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
 	if (nla_put_u32(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_LINK_FAILURE_COUNT,
-			slave->link_failure_count))
+			link->link_failure_count))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
 	if (nla_put(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_PERM_HWADDR,
-		    slave_dev->addr_len, slave->perm_hwaddr))
+		    link_dev->addr_len, link->perm_hwaddr))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
-	if (nla_put_u16(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_QUEUE_ID, slave->queue_id))
+	if (nla_put_u16(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_QUEUE_ID, link->queue_id))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
-	if (BOND_MODE(slave->bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
+	if (BOND_MODE(link->bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
 		const struct aggregator *agg;
 		const struct port *ad_port;
 
-		ad_port = &SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port;
-		agg = SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port.aggregator;
+		ad_port = &LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port;
+		agg = LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port.aggregator;
 		if (agg) {
 			if (nla_put_u16(skb, IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_AD_AGGREGATOR_ID,
 					agg->aggregator_identifier))
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@ static const struct nla_policy bond_policy[IFLA_BOND_MAX + 1] = {
 	[IFLA_BOND_PEER_NOTIF_DELAY]    = { .type = NLA_U32 },
 };
 
-static const struct nla_policy bond_slave_policy[IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_MAX + 1] = {
+static const struct nla_policy bond_link_policy[IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_MAX + 1] = {
 	[IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_QUEUE_ID]	= { .type = NLA_U16 },
 };
 
@@ -127,8 +127,8 @@ static int bond_validate(struct nlattr *tb[], struct nlattr *data[],
 	return 0;
 }
 
-static int bond_slave_changelink(struct net_device *bond_dev,
-				 struct net_device *slave_dev,
+static int bond_link_changelink(struct net_device *bond_dev,
+				 struct net_device *link_dev,
 				 struct nlattr *tb[], struct nlattr *data[],
 				 struct netlink_ext_ack *extack)
 {
@@ -143,9 +143,9 @@ static int bond_slave_changelink(struct net_device *bond_dev,
 		u16 queue_id = nla_get_u16(data[IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_QUEUE_ID]);
 		char queue_id_str[IFNAMSIZ + 7];
 
-		/* queue_id option setting expects slave_name:queue_id */
+		/* queue_id option setting expects link_name:queue_id */
 		snprintf(queue_id_str, sizeof(queue_id_str), "%s:%u\n",
-			 slave_dev->name, queue_id);
+			 link_dev->name, queue_id);
 		bond_opt_initstr(&newval, queue_id_str);
 		err = __bond_opt_set(bond, BOND_OPT_QUEUE_ID, &newval);
 		if (err)
@@ -177,18 +177,18 @@ static int bond_changelink(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct nlattr *tb[],
 	}
 	if (data[IFLA_BOND_ACTIVE_SLAVE]) {
 		int ifindex = nla_get_u32(data[IFLA_BOND_ACTIVE_SLAVE]);
-		struct net_device *slave_dev;
-		char *active_slave = "";
+		struct net_device *link_dev;
+		char *active_link = "";
 
 		if (ifindex != 0) {
-			slave_dev = __dev_get_by_index(dev_net(bond_dev),
+			link_dev = __dev_get_by_index(dev_net(bond_dev),
 						       ifindex);
-			if (!slave_dev)
+			if (!link_dev)
 				return -ENODEV;
-			active_slave = slave_dev->name;
+			active_link = link_dev->name;
 		}
-		bond_opt_initstr(&newval, active_slave);
-		err = __bond_opt_set(bond, BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_SLAVE, &newval);
+		bond_opt_initstr(&newval, active_link);
+		err = __bond_opt_set(bond, BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_LINK, &newval);
 		if (err)
 			return err;
 	}
@@ -352,11 +352,11 @@ static int bond_changelink(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct nlattr *tb[],
 			return err;
 	}
 	if (data[IFLA_BOND_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE]) {
-		int all_slaves_active =
+		int all_links_active =
 			nla_get_u8(data[IFLA_BOND_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE]);
 
-		bond_opt_initval(&newval, all_slaves_active);
-		err = __bond_opt_set(bond, BOND_OPT_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE, &newval);
+		bond_opt_initval(&newval, all_links_active);
+		err = __bond_opt_set(bond, BOND_OPT_ALL_LINKS_ACTIVE, &newval);
 		if (err)
 			return err;
 	}
@@ -379,11 +379,11 @@ static int bond_changelink(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct nlattr *tb[],
 			return err;
 	}
 	if (data[IFLA_BOND_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE]) {
-		int packets_per_slave =
+		int packets_per_link =
 			nla_get_u32(data[IFLA_BOND_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE]);
 
-		bond_opt_initval(&newval, packets_per_slave);
-		err = __bond_opt_set(bond, BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE, &newval);
+		bond_opt_initval(&newval, packets_per_link);
+		err = __bond_opt_set(bond, BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_LINK, &newval);
 		if (err)
 			return err;
 	}
@@ -506,14 +506,14 @@ static size_t bond_get_size(const struct net_device *bond_dev)
 		0;
 }
 
-static int bond_option_active_slave_get_ifindex(struct bonding *bond)
+static int bond_option_active_link_get_ifindex(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	const struct net_device *slave;
+	const struct net_device *link;
 	int ifindex;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	slave = bond_option_active_slave_get_rcu(bond);
-	ifindex = slave ? slave->ifindex : 0;
+	link = bond_option_active_link_get_rcu(bond);
+	ifindex = link ? link->ifindex : 0;
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 	return ifindex;
 }
@@ -522,15 +522,15 @@ static int bond_fill_info(struct sk_buff *skb,
 			  const struct net_device *bond_dev)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = netdev_priv(bond_dev);
-	unsigned int packets_per_slave;
+	unsigned int packets_per_link;
 	int ifindex, i, targets_added;
 	struct nlattr *targets;
-	struct slave *primary;
+	struct link *primary;
 
 	if (nla_put_u8(skb, IFLA_BOND_MODE, BOND_MODE(bond)))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
-	ifindex = bond_option_active_slave_get_ifindex(bond);
+	ifindex = bond_option_active_link_get_ifindex(bond);
 	if (ifindex && nla_put_u32(skb, IFLA_BOND_ACTIVE_SLAVE, ifindex))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
@@ -580,7 +580,7 @@ static int bond_fill_info(struct sk_buff *skb,
 			bond->params.arp_all_targets))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
-	primary = rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_slave);
+	primary = rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_link);
 	if (primary &&
 	    nla_put_u32(skb, IFLA_BOND_PRIMARY, primary->dev->ifindex))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
@@ -606,7 +606,7 @@ static int bond_fill_info(struct sk_buff *skb,
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
 	if (nla_put_u8(skb, IFLA_BOND_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE,
-		       bond->params.all_slaves_active))
+		       bond->params.all_links_active))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
 	if (nla_put_u32(skb, IFLA_BOND_MIN_LINKS,
@@ -617,9 +617,9 @@ static int bond_fill_info(struct sk_buff *skb,
 			bond->params.lp_interval))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
-	packets_per_slave = bond->params.packets_per_slave;
+	packets_per_link = bond->params.packets_per_link;
 	if (nla_put_u32(skb, IFLA_BOND_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE,
-			packets_per_slave))
+			packets_per_link))
 		goto nla_put_failure;
 
 	if (nla_put_u8(skb, IFLA_BOND_AD_LACP_RATE,
@@ -702,7 +702,7 @@ static int bond_fill_linkxstats(struct sk_buff *skb,
 				int *prividx, int attr)
 {
 	struct nlattr *nla __maybe_unused;
-	struct slave *slave = NULL;
+	struct link *link = NULL;
 	struct nlattr *nest, *nest2;
 	struct bonding *bond;
 
@@ -711,10 +711,10 @@ static int bond_fill_linkxstats(struct sk_buff *skb,
 		bond = netdev_priv(dev);
 		break;
 	case IFLA_STATS_LINK_XSTATS_SLAVE:
-		slave = bond_slave_get_rtnl(dev);
-		if (!slave)
+		link = bond_link_get_rtnl(dev);
+		if (!link)
 			return 0;
-		bond = slave->bond;
+		bond = link->bond;
 		break;
 	default:
 		return -EINVAL;
@@ -726,8 +726,8 @@ static int bond_fill_linkxstats(struct sk_buff *skb,
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
 		struct bond_3ad_stats *stats;
 
-		if (slave)
-			stats = &SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->stats;
+		if (link)
+			stats = &LINK_AD_INFO(link)->stats;
 		else
 			stats = &BOND_AD_INFO(bond).stats;
 
@@ -766,10 +766,10 @@ struct rtnl_link_ops bond_link_ops __read_mostly = {
 	.fill_linkxstats        = bond_fill_linkxstats,
 	.get_linkxstats_size    = bond_get_linkxstats_size,
 	.slave_maxtype		= IFLA_BOND_SLAVE_MAX,
-	.slave_policy		= bond_slave_policy,
-	.slave_changelink	= bond_slave_changelink,
-	.get_slave_size		= bond_get_slave_size,
-	.fill_slave_info	= bond_fill_slave_info,
+	.slave_policy		= bond_link_policy,
+	.slave_changelink	= bond_link_changelink,
+	.get_slave_size		= bond_get_link_size,
+	.fill_slave_info	= bond_fill_link_info,
 };
 
 int __init bond_netlink_init(void)
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_options.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_options.c
index 72b136e52f9f..437df9a207a6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_options.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_options.c
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@
 
 #include <net/bonding.h>
 
-static int bond_option_active_slave_set(struct bonding *bond,
+static int bond_option_active_link_set(struct bonding *bond,
 					const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
 static int bond_option_miimon_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				  const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ static int bond_option_resend_igmp_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				       const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
 static int bond_option_num_peer_notif_set(struct bonding *bond,
 					  const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
-static int bond_option_all_slaves_active_set(struct bonding *bond,
+static int bond_option_all_links_active_set(struct bonding *bond,
 					     const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
 static int bond_option_min_links_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				     const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ static int bond_option_queue_id_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				    const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
 static int bond_option_mode_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
-static int bond_option_slaves_set(struct bonding *bond,
+static int bond_option_links_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				  const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
 static int bond_option_tlb_dynamic_lb_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				  const struct bond_opt_value *newval);
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ static const struct bond_opt_value bond_use_carrier_tbl[] = {
 	{ NULL,  -1, 0}
 };
 
-static const struct bond_opt_value bond_all_slaves_active_tbl[] = {
+static const struct bond_opt_value bond_all_links_active_tbl[] = {
 	{ "off", 0,  BOND_VALFLAG_DEFAULT},
 	{ "on",  1,  0},
 	{ NULL,  -1, 0}
@@ -209,14 +209,14 @@ static const struct bond_option bond_opts[BOND_OPT_LAST] = {
 		.id = BOND_OPT_MODE,
 		.name = "mode",
 		.desc = "bond device mode",
-		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_NOSLAVES | BOND_OPTFLAG_IFDOWN,
+		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_NOLINKS | BOND_OPTFLAG_IFDOWN,
 		.values = bond_mode_tbl,
 		.set = bond_option_mode_set
 	},
-	[BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE] = {
-		.id = BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE,
-		.name = "packets_per_slave",
-		.desc = "Packets to send per slave in RR mode",
+	[BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_LINK] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_LINK,
+		.name = "packets_per_link",
+		.desc = "Packets to send per link in RR mode",
 		.unsuppmodes = BOND_MODE_ALL_EX(BIT(BOND_MODE_ROUNDROBIN)),
 		.values = bond_pps_tbl,
 		.set = bond_option_pps_set
@@ -247,8 +247,8 @@ static const struct bond_option bond_opts[BOND_OPT_LAST] = {
 	[BOND_OPT_FAIL_OVER_MAC] = {
 		.id = BOND_OPT_FAIL_OVER_MAC,
 		.name = "fail_over_mac",
-		.desc = "For active-backup, do not set all slaves to the same MAC",
-		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_NOSLAVES,
+		.desc = "For active-backup, do not set all links to the same MAC",
+		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_NOLINKS,
 		.values = bond_fail_over_mac_tbl,
 		.set = bond_option_fail_over_mac_set
 	},
@@ -333,7 +333,7 @@ static const struct bond_option bond_opts[BOND_OPT_LAST] = {
 	[BOND_OPT_PRIMARY_RESELECT] = {
 		.id = BOND_OPT_PRIMARY_RESELECT,
 		.name = "primary_reselect",
-		.desc = "Reselect primary slave once it comes up",
+		.desc = "Reselect primary link once it comes up",
 		.values = bond_primary_reselect_tbl,
 		.set = bond_option_primary_reselect_set
 	},
@@ -344,29 +344,29 @@ static const struct bond_option bond_opts[BOND_OPT_LAST] = {
 		.values = bond_use_carrier_tbl,
 		.set = bond_option_use_carrier_set
 	},
-	[BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_SLAVE] = {
-		.id = BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_SLAVE,
-		.name = "active_slave",
-		.desc = "Currently active slave",
+	[BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_LINK] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_LINK,
+		.name = "active_link",
+		.desc = "Currently active link",
 		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_RAWVAL,
 		.unsuppmodes = BOND_MODE_ALL_EX(BIT(BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) |
 						BIT(BOND_MODE_TLB) |
 						BIT(BOND_MODE_ALB)),
-		.set = bond_option_active_slave_set
+		.set = bond_option_active_link_set
 	},
 	[BOND_OPT_QUEUE_ID] = {
 		.id = BOND_OPT_QUEUE_ID,
 		.name = "queue_id",
-		.desc = "Set queue id of a slave",
+		.desc = "Set queue id of a link",
 		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_RAWVAL,
 		.set = bond_option_queue_id_set
 	},
-	[BOND_OPT_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE] = {
-		.id = BOND_OPT_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE,
-		.name = "all_slaves_active",
-		.desc = "Keep all frames received on an interface by setting active flag for all slaves",
-		.values = bond_all_slaves_active_tbl,
-		.set = bond_option_all_slaves_active_set
+	[BOND_OPT_ALL_LINKS_ACTIVE] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_ALL_LINKS_ACTIVE,
+		.name = "all_links_active",
+		.desc = "Keep all frames received on an interface by setting active flag for all links",
+		.values = bond_all_links_active_tbl,
+		.set = bond_option_all_links_active_set
 	},
 	[BOND_OPT_RESEND_IGMP] = {
 		.id = BOND_OPT_RESEND_IGMP,
@@ -378,16 +378,16 @@ static const struct bond_option bond_opts[BOND_OPT_LAST] = {
 	[BOND_OPT_LP_INTERVAL] = {
 		.id = BOND_OPT_LP_INTERVAL,
 		.name = "lp_interval",
-		.desc = "The number of seconds between instances where the bonding driver sends learning packets to each slave's peer switch",
+		.desc = "The number of seconds between instances where the bonding driver sends learning packets to each link's peer switch",
 		.values = bond_lp_interval_tbl,
 		.set = bond_option_lp_interval_set
 	},
-	[BOND_OPT_SLAVES] = {
-		.id = BOND_OPT_SLAVES,
-		.name = "slaves",
-		.desc = "Slave membership management",
+	[BOND_OPT_LINKS] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_LINKS,
+		.name = "links",
+		.desc = "Link membership management",
 		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_RAWVAL,
-		.set = bond_option_slaves_set
+		.set = bond_option_links_set
 	},
 	[BOND_OPT_TLB_DYNAMIC_LB] = {
 		.id = BOND_OPT_TLB_DYNAMIC_LB,
@@ -433,7 +433,48 @@ static const struct bond_option bond_opts[BOND_OPT_LAST] = {
 		.desc = "Delay between each peer notification on failover event, in milliseconds",
 		.values = bond_intmax_tbl,
 		.set = bond_option_peer_notif_delay_set
-	}
+	},
+/* legacy sysfs interface names */
+	[BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE,
+		.name = "packets_per_slave",
+		.desc = "Packets to send per slave in RR mode",
+		.unsuppmodes = BOND_MODE_ALL_EX(BIT(BOND_MODE_ROUNDROBIN)),
+		.values = bond_pps_tbl,
+		.set = bond_option_pps_set
+	},
+	[BOND_OPT_MINSLAVES] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_MINSLAVES,
+		.name = "min_slaves",
+		.desc = "Minimum number of available slaves before turning on carrier",
+		.values = bond_intmax_tbl,
+		.set = bond_option_min_links_set
+	},
+	[BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_SLAVE] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_SLAVE,
+		.name = "active_slave",
+		.desc = "Currently active slave",
+		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_RAWVAL,
+		.unsuppmodes = BOND_MODE_ALL_EX(BIT(BOND_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP) |
+						BIT(BOND_MODE_TLB) |
+						BIT(BOND_MODE_ALB)),
+		.set = bond_option_active_link_set
+	},
+	[BOND_OPT_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE,
+		.name = "all_slaves_active",
+		.desc = "Keep all frames received on an interface by setting active flag for all slaves",
+		.values = bond_all_links_active_tbl,
+		.set = bond_option_all_links_active_set
+	},
+	[BOND_OPT_SLAVES] = {
+		.id = BOND_OPT_SLAVES,
+		.name = "slaves",
+		.desc = "Slave membership management",
+		.flags = BOND_OPTFLAG_RAWVAL,
+		.set = bond_option_links_set
+	},
+/* end legacy sysfs interface names */
 };
 
 /* Searches for an option by name */
@@ -578,7 +619,7 @@ static int bond_opt_check_deps(struct bonding *bond,
 
 	if (test_bit(params->mode, &opt->unsuppmodes))
 		return -EACCES;
-	if ((opt->flags & BOND_OPTFLAG_NOSLAVES) && bond_has_slaves(bond))
+	if ((opt->flags & BOND_OPTFLAG_NOLINKS) && bond_has_links(bond))
 		return -ENOTEMPTY;
 	if ((opt->flags & BOND_OPTFLAG_IFDOWN) && (bond->dev->flags & IFF_UP))
 		return -EBUSY;
@@ -632,7 +673,7 @@ static void bond_opt_error_interpret(struct bonding *bond,
 		bond_opt_dep_print(bond, opt);
 		break;
 	case -ENOTEMPTY:
-		netdev_err(bond->dev, "option %s: unable to set because the bond device has slaves\n",
+		netdev_err(bond->dev, "option %s: unable to set because the bond device has links\n",
 			   opt->name);
 		break;
 	case -EBUSY:
@@ -782,58 +823,58 @@ static int bond_option_mode_set(struct bonding *bond,
 	return 0;
 }
 
-static int bond_option_active_slave_set(struct bonding *bond,
+static int bond_option_active_link_set(struct bonding *bond,
 					const struct bond_opt_value *newval)
 {
 	char ifname[IFNAMSIZ] = { 0, };
-	struct net_device *slave_dev;
+	struct net_device *link_dev;
 	int ret = 0;
 
 	sscanf(newval->string, "%15s", ifname); /* IFNAMSIZ */
 	if (!strlen(ifname) || newval->string[0] == '\n') {
-		slave_dev = NULL;
+		link_dev = NULL;
 	} else {
-		slave_dev = __dev_get_by_name(dev_net(bond->dev), ifname);
-		if (!slave_dev)
+		link_dev = __dev_get_by_name(dev_net(bond->dev), ifname);
+		if (!link_dev)
 			return -ENODEV;
 	}
 
-	if (slave_dev) {
-		if (!netif_is_bond_slave(slave_dev)) {
-			slave_err(bond->dev, slave_dev, "Device is not bonding slave\n");
+	if (link_dev) {
+		if (!netif_is_bond_link(link_dev)) {
+			link_err(bond->dev, link_dev, "Device is not bonding link\n");
 			return -EINVAL;
 		}
 
-		if (bond->dev != netdev_master_upper_dev_get(slave_dev)) {
-			slave_err(bond->dev, slave_dev, "Device is not our slave\n");
+		if (bond->dev != netdev_master_upper_dev_get(link_dev)) {
+			link_err(bond->dev, link_dev, "Device is not our link\n");
 			return -EINVAL;
 		}
 	}
 
 	block_netpoll_tx();
 	/* check to see if we are clearing active */
-	if (!slave_dev) {
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Clearing current active slave\n");
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->curr_active_slave, NULL);
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+	if (!link_dev) {
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Clearing current active link\n");
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->curr_active_link, NULL);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 	} else {
-		struct slave *old_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
-		struct slave *new_active = bond_slave_get_rtnl(slave_dev);
+		struct link *old_active = rtnl_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
+		struct link *new_active = bond_link_get_rtnl(link_dev);
 
 		BUG_ON(!new_active);
 
 		if (new_active == old_active) {
 			/* do nothing */
-			slave_dbg(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "is already the current active slave\n");
+			link_dbg(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "is already the current active link\n");
 		} else {
 			if (old_active &&
 			    (new_active->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP) &&
-			    bond_slave_is_up(new_active)) {
-				slave_dbg(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "Setting as active slave\n");
-				bond_change_active_slave(bond, new_active);
+			    bond_link_is_up(new_active)) {
+				link_dbg(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "Setting as active link\n");
+				bond_change_active_link(bond, new_active);
 			} else {
-				slave_err(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "Could not set as active slave; either %s is down or the link is down\n",
-					  new_active->dev->name);
+				link_err(bond->dev, new_active->dev, "Could not set as active link; either %s is down or the link is down\n",
+					 new_active->dev->name);
 				ret = -EINVAL;
 			}
 		}
@@ -995,11 +1036,11 @@ static void _bond_options_arp_ip_target_set(struct bonding *bond, int slot,
 {
 	__be32 *targets = bond->params.arp_targets;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	if (slot >= 0 && slot < BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS) {
-		bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter)
-			slave->target_last_arp_rx[slot] = last_rx;
+		bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter)
+			link->target_last_arp_rx[slot] = last_rx;
 		targets[slot] = target;
 	}
 }
@@ -1043,7 +1084,7 @@ static int bond_option_arp_ip_target_rem(struct bonding *bond, __be32 target)
 {
 	__be32 *targets = bond->params.arp_targets;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	unsigned long *targets_rx;
 	int ind, i;
 
@@ -1065,8 +1106,8 @@ static int bond_option_arp_ip_target_rem(struct bonding *bond, __be32 target)
 
 	netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Removing ARP target %pI4\n", &target);
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		targets_rx = slave->target_last_arp_rx;
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		targets_rx = link->target_last_arp_rx;
 		for (i = ind; (i < BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS-1) && targets[i+1]; i++)
 			targets_rx[i] = targets_rx[i+1];
 		targets_rx[i] = 0;
@@ -1137,7 +1178,7 @@ static int bond_option_primary_set(struct bonding *bond,
 {
 	char *p, *primary = newval->string;
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
 	block_netpoll_tx();
 
@@ -1146,33 +1187,33 @@ static int bond_option_primary_set(struct bonding *bond,
 		*p = '\0';
 	/* check to see if we are clearing primary */
 	if (!strlen(primary)) {
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Setting primary slave to None\n");
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_slave, NULL);
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Setting primary link to None\n");
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_link, NULL);
 		memset(bond->params.primary, 0, sizeof(bond->params.primary));
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 		goto out;
 	}
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (strncmp(slave->dev->name, primary, IFNAMSIZ) == 0) {
-			slave_dbg(bond->dev, slave->dev, "Setting as primary slave\n");
-			rcu_assign_pointer(bond->primary_slave, slave);
-			strcpy(bond->params.primary, slave->dev->name);
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (strncmp(link->dev->name, primary, IFNAMSIZ) == 0) {
+			link_dbg(bond->dev, link->dev, "Setting as primary link\n");
+			rcu_assign_pointer(bond->primary_link, link);
+			strcpy(bond->params.primary, link->dev->name);
 			bond->force_primary = true;
-			bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+			bond_select_active_link(bond);
 			goto out;
 		}
 	}
 
-	if (rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_slave)) {
-		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Setting primary slave to None\n");
-		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_slave, NULL);
-		bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+	if (rtnl_dereference(bond->primary_link)) {
+		netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Setting primary link to None\n");
+		RCU_INIT_POINTER(bond->primary_link, NULL);
+		bond_select_active_link(bond);
 	}
 	strncpy(bond->params.primary, primary, IFNAMSIZ);
 	bond->params.primary[IFNAMSIZ - 1] = 0;
 
-	netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Recording %s as primary, but it has not been enslaved yet\n",
+	netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Recording %s as primary, but it has not been connected yet\n",
 		   primary);
 
 out:
@@ -1189,7 +1230,7 @@ static int bond_option_primary_reselect_set(struct bonding *bond,
 	bond->params.primary_reselect = newval->value;
 
 	block_netpoll_tx();
-	bond_select_active_slave(bond);
+	bond_select_active_link(bond);
 	unblock_netpoll_tx();
 
 	return 0;
@@ -1233,21 +1274,21 @@ static int bond_option_num_peer_notif_set(struct bonding *bond,
 	return 0;
 }
 
-static int bond_option_all_slaves_active_set(struct bonding *bond,
+static int bond_option_all_links_active_set(struct bonding *bond,
 					     const struct bond_opt_value *newval)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 
-	if (newval->value == bond->params.all_slaves_active)
+	if (newval->value == bond->params.all_links_active)
 		return 0;
-	bond->params.all_slaves_active = newval->value;
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (!bond_is_active_slave(slave)) {
+	bond->params.all_links_active = newval->value;
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (!bond_is_active_link(link)) {
 			if (newval->value)
-				slave->inactive = 0;
+				link->inactive = 0;
 			else
-				slave->inactive = 1;
+				link->inactive = 1;
 		}
 	}
 
@@ -1276,17 +1317,17 @@ static int bond_option_lp_interval_set(struct bonding *bond,
 static int bond_option_pps_set(struct bonding *bond,
 			       const struct bond_opt_value *newval)
 {
-	netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Setting packets per slave to %llu\n",
+	netdev_dbg(bond->dev, "Setting packets per link to %llu\n",
 		   newval->value);
-	bond->params.packets_per_slave = newval->value;
+	bond->params.packets_per_link = newval->value;
 	if (newval->value > 0) {
-		bond->params.reciprocal_packets_per_slave =
+		bond->params.reciprocal_packets_per_link =
 			reciprocal_value(newval->value);
 	} else {
-		/* reciprocal_packets_per_slave is unused if
-		 * packets_per_slave is 0 or 1, just initialize it
+		/* reciprocal_packets_per_link is unused if
+		 * packets_per_link is 0 or 1, just initialize it
 		 */
-		bond->params.reciprocal_packets_per_slave =
+		bond->params.reciprocal_packets_per_link =
 			(struct reciprocal_value) { 0 };
 	}
 
@@ -1317,7 +1358,7 @@ static int bond_option_ad_select_set(struct bonding *bond,
 static int bond_option_queue_id_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				    const struct bond_opt_value *newval)
 {
-	struct slave *slave, *update_slave;
+	struct link *link, *update_link;
 	struct net_device *sdev;
 	struct list_head *iter;
 	char *delim;
@@ -1346,24 +1387,24 @@ static int bond_option_queue_id_set(struct bonding *bond,
 	if (!sdev)
 		goto err_no_cmd;
 
-	/* Search for thes slave and check for duplicate qids */
-	update_slave = NULL;
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
-		if (sdev == slave->dev)
+	/* Search for thes link and check for duplicate qids */
+	update_link = NULL;
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
+		if (sdev == link->dev)
 			/* We don't need to check the matching
-			 * slave for dups, since we're overwriting it
+			 * link for dups, since we're overwriting it
 			 */
-			update_slave = slave;
-		else if (qid && qid == slave->queue_id) {
+			update_link = link;
+		else if (qid && qid == link->queue_id) {
 			goto err_no_cmd;
 		}
 	}
 
-	if (!update_slave)
+	if (!update_link)
 		goto err_no_cmd;
 
-	/* Actually set the qids for the slave */
-	update_slave->queue_id = qid;
+	/* Actually set the qids for the link */
+	update_link->queue_id = qid;
 
 out:
 	return ret;
@@ -1375,7 +1416,7 @@ static int bond_option_queue_id_set(struct bonding *bond,
 
 }
 
-static int bond_option_slaves_set(struct bonding *bond,
+static int bond_option_links_set(struct bonding *bond,
 				  const struct bond_opt_value *newval)
 {
 	char command[IFNAMSIZ + 1] = { 0, };
@@ -1400,12 +1441,12 @@ static int bond_option_slaves_set(struct bonding *bond,
 
 	switch (command[0]) {
 	case '+':
-		slave_dbg(bond->dev, dev, "Enslaving interface\n");
-		ret = bond_enslave(bond->dev, dev, NULL);
+		link_dbg(bond->dev, dev, "Connecting interface\n");
+		ret = bond_connect(bond->dev, dev, NULL);
 		break;
 
 	case '-':
-		slave_dbg(bond->dev, dev, "Releasing interface\n");
+		link_dbg(bond->dev, dev, "Releasing interface\n");
 		ret = bond_release(bond->dev, dev);
 		break;
 
@@ -1418,7 +1459,7 @@ static int bond_option_slaves_set(struct bonding *bond,
 	return ret;
 
 err_no_cmd:
-	netdev_err(bond->dev, "no command found in slaves file - use +ifname or -ifname\n");
+	netdev_err(bond->dev, "no command found in links file - use +ifname or -ifname\n");
 	ret = -EPERM;
 	goto out;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_procfs.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_procfs.c
index 710e57bff90a..413b942c170c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_procfs.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_procfs.c
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ static void *bond_info_seq_start(struct seq_file *seq, loff_t *pos)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = PDE_DATA(file_inode(seq->file));
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	loff_t off = 0;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
@@ -20,9 +20,9 @@ static void *bond_info_seq_start(struct seq_file *seq, loff_t *pos)
 	if (*pos == 0)
 		return SEQ_START_TOKEN;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter)
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter)
 		if (++off == *pos)
-			return slave;
+			return link;
 
 	return NULL;
 }
@@ -31,17 +31,17 @@ static void *bond_info_seq_next(struct seq_file *seq, void *v, loff_t *pos)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = PDE_DATA(file_inode(seq->file));
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	bool found = false;
 
 	++*pos;
 	if (v == SEQ_START_TOKEN)
-		return bond_first_slave_rcu(bond);
+		return bond_first_link_rcu(bond);
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, slave, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, link, iter) {
 		if (found)
-			return slave;
-		if (slave == v)
+			return link;
+		if (link == v)
 			found = true;
 	}
 
@@ -58,10 +58,10 @@ static void bond_info_show_master(struct seq_file *seq)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = PDE_DATA(file_inode(seq->file));
 	const struct bond_opt_value *optval;
-	struct slave *curr, *primary;
+	struct link *curr, *primary;
 	int i;
 
-	curr = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	curr = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
 	seq_printf(seq, "Bonding Mode: %s",
 		   bond_mode_name(BOND_MODE(bond)));
@@ -83,7 +83,7 @@ static void bond_info_show_master(struct seq_file *seq)
 	}
 
 	if (bond_uses_primary(bond)) {
-		primary = rcu_dereference(bond->primary_slave);
+		primary = rcu_dereference(bond->primary_link);
 		seq_printf(seq, "Primary Slave: %s",
 			   primary ? primary->dev->name : "None");
 		if (primary) {
@@ -166,33 +166,33 @@ static void bond_info_show_master(struct seq_file *seq)
 	}
 }
 
-static void bond_info_show_slave(struct seq_file *seq,
-				 const struct slave *slave)
+static void bond_info_show_link(struct seq_file *seq,
+				 const struct link *link)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = PDE_DATA(file_inode(seq->file));
 
-	seq_printf(seq, "\nSlave Interface: %s\n", slave->dev->name);
+	seq_printf(seq, "\nSlave Interface: %s\n", link->dev->name);
 	seq_printf(seq, "MII Status: %s\n",
-		   bond_slave_link_status(slave->link_state));
-	if (slave->speed == SPEED_UNKNOWN)
+		   bond_link_status(link->link_state));
+	if (link->speed == SPEED_UNKNOWN)
 		seq_printf(seq, "Speed: %s\n", "Unknown");
 	else
-		seq_printf(seq, "Speed: %d Mbps\n", slave->speed);
+		seq_printf(seq, "Speed: %d Mbps\n", link->speed);
 
-	if (slave->duplex == DUPLEX_UNKNOWN)
+	if (link->duplex == DUPLEX_UNKNOWN)
 		seq_printf(seq, "Duplex: %s\n", "Unknown");
 	else
-		seq_printf(seq, "Duplex: %s\n", slave->duplex ? "full" : "half");
+		seq_printf(seq, "Duplex: %s\n", link->duplex ? "full" : "half");
 
 	seq_printf(seq, "Link Failure Count: %u\n",
-		   slave->link_failure_count);
+		   link->link_failure_count);
 
 	seq_printf(seq, "Permanent HW addr: %*phC\n",
-		   slave->dev->addr_len, slave->perm_hwaddr);
-	seq_printf(seq, "Slave queue ID: %d\n", slave->queue_id);
+		   link->dev->addr_len, link->perm_hwaddr);
+	seq_printf(seq, "Slave queue ID: %d\n", link->queue_id);
 
 	if (BOND_MODE(bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
-		const struct port *port = &SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port;
+		const struct port *port = &LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port;
 		const struct aggregator *agg = port->aggregator;
 
 		if (agg) {
@@ -248,7 +248,7 @@ static int bond_info_seq_show(struct seq_file *seq, void *v)
 		seq_printf(seq, "%s\n", bond_version);
 		bond_info_show_master(seq);
 	} else
-		bond_info_show_slave(seq, v);
+		bond_info_show_link(seq, v);
 
 	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs.c
index 2d615a93685e..2b0715c6a7a4 100644
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs.c
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs.c
@@ -161,19 +161,19 @@ static ssize_t bonding_sysfs_store_option(struct device *d,
 	return ret;
 }
 
-/* Show the slaves in the current bond. */
-static ssize_t bonding_show_slaves(struct device *d,
-				   struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
+/* Show the links in the current bond. */
+static ssize_t bonding_show_links(struct device *d,
+				  struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = to_bond(d);
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	int res = 0;
 
 	if (!rtnl_trylock())
 		return restart_syscall();
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
 		if (res > (PAGE_SIZE - IFNAMSIZ)) {
 			/* not enough space for another interface name */
 			if ((PAGE_SIZE - res) > 10)
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ static ssize_t bonding_show_slaves(struct device *d,
 			res += sprintf(buf + res, "++more++ ");
 			break;
 		}
-		res += sprintf(buf + res, "%s ", slave->dev->name);
+		res += sprintf(buf + res, "%s ", link->dev->name);
 	}
 
 	rtnl_unlock();
@@ -191,7 +191,7 @@ static ssize_t bonding_show_slaves(struct device *d,
 
 	return res;
 }
-static DEVICE_ATTR(slaves, 0644, bonding_show_slaves,
+static DEVICE_ATTR(links, 0644, bonding_show_links,
 		   bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
 /* Show the bonding mode. */
@@ -404,17 +404,17 @@ static ssize_t bonding_show_miimon(struct device *d,
 static DEVICE_ATTR(miimon, 0644,
 		   bonding_show_miimon, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
-/* Show the primary slave. */
+/* Show the primary link. */
 static ssize_t bonding_show_primary(struct device *d,
 				    struct device_attribute *attr,
 				    char *buf)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = to_bond(d);
-	struct slave *primary;
+	struct link *primary;
 	int count = 0;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	primary = rcu_dereference(bond->primary_slave);
+	primary = rcu_dereference(bond->primary_link);
 	if (primary)
 		count = sprintf(buf, "%s\n", primary->dev->name);
 	rcu_read_unlock();
@@ -454,25 +454,25 @@ static DEVICE_ATTR(use_carrier, 0644,
 		   bonding_show_carrier, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
 
-/* Show currently active_slave. */
-static ssize_t bonding_show_active_slave(struct device *d,
-					 struct device_attribute *attr,
-					 char *buf)
+/* Show currently active_link. */
+static ssize_t bonding_show_active_link(struct device *d,
+					struct device_attribute *attr,
+					char *buf)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = to_bond(d);
-	struct net_device *slave_dev;
+	struct net_device *link_dev;
 	int count = 0;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	slave_dev = bond_option_active_slave_get_rcu(bond);
-	if (slave_dev)
-		count = sprintf(buf, "%s\n", slave_dev->name);
+	link_dev = bond_option_active_link_get_rcu(bond);
+	if (link_dev)
+		count = sprintf(buf, "%s\n", link_dev->name);
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 
 	return count;
 }
-static DEVICE_ATTR(active_slave, 0644,
-		   bonding_show_active_slave, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
+static DEVICE_ATTR(active_link, 0644,
+		   bonding_show_active_link, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
 /* Show link status of the bond interface. */
 static ssize_t bonding_show_mii_status(struct device *d,
@@ -584,20 +584,20 @@ static ssize_t bonding_show_ad_partner_mac(struct device *d,
 }
 static DEVICE_ATTR(ad_partner_mac, 0444, bonding_show_ad_partner_mac, NULL);
 
-/* Show the queue_ids of the slaves in the current bond. */
+/* Show the queue_ids of the links in the current bond. */
 static ssize_t bonding_show_queue_id(struct device *d,
 				     struct device_attribute *attr,
 				     char *buf)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = to_bond(d);
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	int res = 0;
 
 	if (!rtnl_trylock())
 		return restart_syscall();
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, slave, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, link, iter) {
 		if (res > (PAGE_SIZE - IFNAMSIZ - 6)) {
 			/* not enough space for another interface_name:queue_id pair */
 			if ((PAGE_SIZE - res) > 10)
@@ -606,7 +606,7 @@ static ssize_t bonding_show_queue_id(struct device *d,
 			break;
 		}
 		res += sprintf(buf + res, "%s:%d ",
-			       slave->dev->name, slave->queue_id);
+			       link->dev->name, link->queue_id);
 	}
 	if (res)
 		buf[res-1] = '\n'; /* eat the leftover space */
@@ -619,17 +619,17 @@ static DEVICE_ATTR(queue_id, 0644, bonding_show_queue_id,
 		   bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
 
-/* Show the all_slaves_active flag. */
-static ssize_t bonding_show_slaves_active(struct device *d,
-					  struct device_attribute *attr,
-					  char *buf)
+/* Show the all_links_active flag. */
+static ssize_t bonding_show_links_active(struct device *d,
+					 struct device_attribute *attr,
+					 char *buf)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = to_bond(d);
 
-	return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", bond->params.all_slaves_active);
+	return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", bond->params.all_links_active);
 }
-static DEVICE_ATTR(all_slaves_active, 0644,
-		   bonding_show_slaves_active, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
+static DEVICE_ATTR(all_links_active, 0644,
+		   bonding_show_links_active, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
 /* Show the number of IGMP membership reports to send on link failure */
 static ssize_t bonding_show_resend_igmp(struct device *d,
@@ -665,17 +665,17 @@ static ssize_t bonding_show_tlb_dynamic_lb(struct device *d,
 static DEVICE_ATTR(tlb_dynamic_lb, 0644,
 		   bonding_show_tlb_dynamic_lb, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
-static ssize_t bonding_show_packets_per_slave(struct device *d,
-					      struct device_attribute *attr,
-					      char *buf)
+static ssize_t bonding_show_packets_per_link(struct device *d,
+					     struct device_attribute *attr,
+					     char *buf)
 {
 	struct bonding *bond = to_bond(d);
-	unsigned int packets_per_slave = bond->params.packets_per_slave;
+	unsigned int packets_per_link = bond->params.packets_per_link;
 
-	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", packets_per_slave);
+	return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", packets_per_link);
 }
-static DEVICE_ATTR(packets_per_slave, 0644,
-		   bonding_show_packets_per_slave, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
+static DEVICE_ATTR(packets_per_link, 0644,
+		   bonding_show_packets_per_link, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
 static ssize_t bonding_show_ad_actor_sys_prio(struct device *d,
 					      struct device_attribute *attr,
@@ -720,8 +720,21 @@ static ssize_t bonding_show_ad_user_port_key(struct device *d,
 static DEVICE_ATTR(ad_user_port_key, 0644,
 		   bonding_show_ad_user_port_key, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
 
+/* legacy sysfs interface names */
+static DEVICE_ATTR(slaves, 0644, bonding_show_links,
+		   bonding_sysfs_store_option);
+static DEVICE_ATTR(min_slaves, 0644,
+		   bonding_show_min_links, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
+static DEVICE_ATTR(active_slave, 0644,
+		   bonding_show_active_link, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
+static DEVICE_ATTR(all_slaves_active, 0644,
+		   bonding_show_links_active, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
+static DEVICE_ATTR(packets_per_slave, 0644,
+		   bonding_show_packets_per_link, bonding_sysfs_store_option);
+/* end legacy sysfs interface names */
+
 static struct attribute *per_bond_attrs[] = {
-	&dev_attr_slaves.attr,
+	&dev_attr_links.attr,
 	&dev_attr_mode.attr,
 	&dev_attr_fail_over_mac.attr,
 	&dev_attr_arp_validate.attr,
@@ -740,7 +753,7 @@ static struct attribute *per_bond_attrs[] = {
 	&dev_attr_primary.attr,
 	&dev_attr_primary_reselect.attr,
 	&dev_attr_use_carrier.attr,
-	&dev_attr_active_slave.attr,
+	&dev_attr_active_link.attr,
 	&dev_attr_mii_status.attr,
 	&dev_attr_ad_aggregator.attr,
 	&dev_attr_ad_num_ports.attr,
@@ -748,15 +761,22 @@ static struct attribute *per_bond_attrs[] = {
 	&dev_attr_ad_partner_key.attr,
 	&dev_attr_ad_partner_mac.attr,
 	&dev_attr_queue_id.attr,
-	&dev_attr_all_slaves_active.attr,
+	&dev_attr_all_links_active.attr,
 	&dev_attr_resend_igmp.attr,
 	&dev_attr_min_links.attr,
 	&dev_attr_lp_interval.attr,
-	&dev_attr_packets_per_slave.attr,
+	&dev_attr_packets_per_link.attr,
 	&dev_attr_tlb_dynamic_lb.attr,
 	&dev_attr_ad_actor_sys_prio.attr,
 	&dev_attr_ad_actor_system.attr,
 	&dev_attr_ad_user_port_key.attr,
+/* legacy sysfs interface names */
+	&dev_attr_slaves.attr,
+	&dev_attr_active_slave.attr,
+	&dev_attr_all_slaves_active.attr,
+	&dev_attr_min_slaves.attr,
+	&dev_attr_packets_per_slave.attr,
+/* end legacy sysfs interface names */
 	NULL,
 };
 
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_link.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_link.c
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..595db312df10
--- /dev/null
+++ b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_link.c
@@ -0,0 +1,189 @@
+// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-or-later
+/*	Sysfs attributes of bond links
+ *
+ *      Copyright (c) 2014 Scott Feldman <sfeldma@...ulusnetworks.com>
+ */
+
+#include <linux/capability.h>
+#include <linux/kernel.h>
+#include <linux/netdevice.h>
+
+#include <net/bonding.h>
+
+struct link_attribute {
+	struct attribute attr;
+	ssize_t (*show)(struct link *, char *);
+};
+
+#define LINK_ATTR(_name, _mode, _show)				\
+const struct link_attribute link_attr_##_name = {		\
+	.attr = {.name = __stringify(_name),			\
+		 .mode = _mode },				\
+	.show	= _show,					\
+};
+#define LINK_ATTR_RO(_name)					\
+	LINK_ATTR(_name, 0444, _name##_show)
+
+static ssize_t state_show(struct link *link, char *buf)
+{
+	switch (bond_link_state(link)) {
+	case BOND_STATE_ACTIVE:
+		return sprintf(buf, "active\n");
+	case BOND_STATE_BACKUP:
+		return sprintf(buf, "backup\n");
+	default:
+		return sprintf(buf, "UNKNOWN\n");
+	}
+}
+static LINK_ATTR_RO(state);
+
+static ssize_t mii_status_show(struct link *link, char *buf)
+{
+	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", bond_link_status(link->link_state));
+}
+static LINK_ATTR_RO(mii_status);
+
+static ssize_t link_failure_count_show(struct link *link, char *buf)
+{
+	return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", link->link_failure_count);
+}
+static LINK_ATTR_RO(link_failure_count);
+/* legacy sysfs interface */
+static LINK_ATTR(slave_failure_count, 0444, link_failure_count_show);
+
+static ssize_t perm_hwaddr_show(struct link *link, char *buf)
+{
+	return sprintf(buf, "%*phC\n",
+		       link->dev->addr_len,
+		       link->perm_hwaddr);
+}
+static LINK_ATTR_RO(perm_hwaddr);
+
+static ssize_t queue_id_show(struct link *link, char *buf)
+{
+	return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", link->queue_id);
+}
+static LINK_ATTR_RO(queue_id);
+
+static ssize_t ad_aggregator_id_show(struct link *link, char *buf)
+{
+	const struct aggregator *agg;
+
+	if (BOND_MODE(link->bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
+		agg = LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port.aggregator;
+		if (agg)
+			return sprintf(buf, "%d\n",
+				       agg->aggregator_identifier);
+	}
+
+	return sprintf(buf, "N/A\n");
+}
+static LINK_ATTR_RO(ad_aggregator_id);
+
+static ssize_t ad_actor_oper_port_state_show(struct link *link, char *buf)
+{
+	const struct port *ad_port;
+
+	if (BOND_MODE(link->bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
+		ad_port = &LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port;
+		if (ad_port->aggregator)
+			return sprintf(buf, "%u\n",
+				       ad_port->actor_oper_port_state);
+	}
+
+	return sprintf(buf, "N/A\n");
+}
+static LINK_ATTR_RO(ad_actor_oper_port_state);
+
+static ssize_t ad_partner_oper_port_state_show(struct link *link, char *buf)
+{
+	const struct port *ad_port;
+
+	if (BOND_MODE(link->bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
+		ad_port = &LINK_AD_INFO(link)->port;
+		if (ad_port->aggregator)
+			return sprintf(buf, "%u\n",
+				       ad_port->partner_oper.port_state);
+	}
+
+	return sprintf(buf, "N/A\n");
+}
+static LINK_ATTR_RO(ad_partner_oper_port_state);
+
+static const struct link_attribute *link_attrs[] = {
+	&link_attr_state,
+	&link_attr_mii_status,
+	&link_attr_link_failure_count,
+	&link_attr_perm_hwaddr,
+	&link_attr_queue_id,
+	&link_attr_ad_aggregator_id,
+	&link_attr_ad_actor_oper_port_state,
+	&link_attr_ad_partner_oper_port_state,
+/* legacy sysfs interface */
+	&link_attr_slave_failure_count,
+	NULL
+};
+
+#define to_link_attr(_at) container_of(_at, struct link_attribute, attr)
+#define to_link(obj)	container_of(obj, struct link, kobj)
+
+static ssize_t link_show(struct kobject *kobj,
+			  struct attribute *attr, char *buf)
+{
+	struct link_attribute *link_attr = to_link_attr(attr);
+	struct link *link = to_link(kobj);
+
+	return link_attr->show(link, buf);
+}
+
+static const struct sysfs_ops link_sysfs_ops = {
+	.show = link_show,
+};
+
+static struct kobj_type link_ktype = {
+#ifdef CONFIG_SYSFS
+	.sysfs_ops = &link_sysfs_ops,
+#endif
+};
+
+int bond_sysfs_link_add(struct link *link)
+{
+	const struct link_attribute **a;
+	int err;
+
+	err = kobject_init_and_add(&link->kobj, &link_ktype,
+				   &(link->dev->dev.kobj), "bonding_link");
+	if (err)
+		goto err_kobject_put;
+
+/* legacy sysfs interface */
+	err = sysfs_create_link(&(link->dev->dev.kobj), &link->kobj,
+				"bonding_slave");
+	if (err)
+		goto err_kobject_put;
+
+	for (a = link_attrs; *a; ++a) {
+		err = sysfs_create_file(&link->kobj, &((*a)->attr));
+		if (err)
+			goto err_kobject_put;
+	}
+
+	return 0;
+
+err_kobject_put:
+	kobject_put(&link->kobj);
+	return err;
+}
+
+void bond_sysfs_link_del(struct link *link)
+{
+	const struct link_attribute **a;
+
+	for (a = link_attrs; *a; ++a)
+		sysfs_remove_file(&link->kobj, &((*a)->attr));
+
+/* legacy sysfs interface */
+	sysfs_remove_link(&(link->dev->dev.kobj), "bonding_slave");
+
+	kobject_put(&link->kobj);
+}
diff --git a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_slave.c b/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_slave.c
deleted file mode 100644
index d462c0ea6da8..000000000000
--- a/drivers/net/bonding/bond_sysfs_slave.c
+++ /dev/null
@@ -1,176 +0,0 @@
-// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-or-later
-/*	Sysfs attributes of bond slaves
- *
- *      Copyright (c) 2014 Scott Feldman <sfeldma@...ulusnetworks.com>
- */
-
-#include <linux/capability.h>
-#include <linux/kernel.h>
-#include <linux/netdevice.h>
-
-#include <net/bonding.h>
-
-struct slave_attribute {
-	struct attribute attr;
-	ssize_t (*show)(struct slave *, char *);
-};
-
-#define SLAVE_ATTR(_name, _mode, _show)				\
-const struct slave_attribute slave_attr_##_name = {		\
-	.attr = {.name = __stringify(_name),			\
-		 .mode = _mode },				\
-	.show	= _show,					\
-};
-#define SLAVE_ATTR_RO(_name)					\
-	SLAVE_ATTR(_name, 0444, _name##_show)
-
-static ssize_t state_show(struct slave *slave, char *buf)
-{
-	switch (bond_slave_state(slave)) {
-	case BOND_STATE_ACTIVE:
-		return sprintf(buf, "active\n");
-	case BOND_STATE_BACKUP:
-		return sprintf(buf, "backup\n");
-	default:
-		return sprintf(buf, "UNKNOWN\n");
-	}
-}
-static SLAVE_ATTR_RO(state);
-
-static ssize_t mii_status_show(struct slave *slave, char *buf)
-{
-	return sprintf(buf, "%s\n", bond_slave_link_status(slave->link_state));
-}
-static SLAVE_ATTR_RO(mii_status);
-
-static ssize_t link_failure_count_show(struct slave *slave, char *buf)
-{
-	return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", slave->link_failure_count);
-}
-static SLAVE_ATTR_RO(link_failure_count);
-
-static ssize_t perm_hwaddr_show(struct slave *slave, char *buf)
-{
-	return sprintf(buf, "%*phC\n",
-		       slave->dev->addr_len,
-		       slave->perm_hwaddr);
-}
-static SLAVE_ATTR_RO(perm_hwaddr);
-
-static ssize_t queue_id_show(struct slave *slave, char *buf)
-{
-	return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", slave->queue_id);
-}
-static SLAVE_ATTR_RO(queue_id);
-
-static ssize_t ad_aggregator_id_show(struct slave *slave, char *buf)
-{
-	const struct aggregator *agg;
-
-	if (BOND_MODE(slave->bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
-		agg = SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port.aggregator;
-		if (agg)
-			return sprintf(buf, "%d\n",
-				       agg->aggregator_identifier);
-	}
-
-	return sprintf(buf, "N/A\n");
-}
-static SLAVE_ATTR_RO(ad_aggregator_id);
-
-static ssize_t ad_actor_oper_port_state_show(struct slave *slave, char *buf)
-{
-	const struct port *ad_port;
-
-	if (BOND_MODE(slave->bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
-		ad_port = &SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port;
-		if (ad_port->aggregator)
-			return sprintf(buf, "%u\n",
-				       ad_port->actor_oper_port_state);
-	}
-
-	return sprintf(buf, "N/A\n");
-}
-static SLAVE_ATTR_RO(ad_actor_oper_port_state);
-
-static ssize_t ad_partner_oper_port_state_show(struct slave *slave, char *buf)
-{
-	const struct port *ad_port;
-
-	if (BOND_MODE(slave->bond) == BOND_MODE_8023AD) {
-		ad_port = &SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave)->port;
-		if (ad_port->aggregator)
-			return sprintf(buf, "%u\n",
-				       ad_port->partner_oper.port_state);
-	}
-
-	return sprintf(buf, "N/A\n");
-}
-static SLAVE_ATTR_RO(ad_partner_oper_port_state);
-
-static const struct slave_attribute *slave_attrs[] = {
-	&slave_attr_state,
-	&slave_attr_mii_status,
-	&slave_attr_link_failure_count,
-	&slave_attr_perm_hwaddr,
-	&slave_attr_queue_id,
-	&slave_attr_ad_aggregator_id,
-	&slave_attr_ad_actor_oper_port_state,
-	&slave_attr_ad_partner_oper_port_state,
-	NULL
-};
-
-#define to_slave_attr(_at) container_of(_at, struct slave_attribute, attr)
-#define to_slave(obj)	container_of(obj, struct slave, kobj)
-
-static ssize_t slave_show(struct kobject *kobj,
-			  struct attribute *attr, char *buf)
-{
-	struct slave_attribute *slave_attr = to_slave_attr(attr);
-	struct slave *slave = to_slave(kobj);
-
-	return slave_attr->show(slave, buf);
-}
-
-static const struct sysfs_ops slave_sysfs_ops = {
-	.show = slave_show,
-};
-
-static struct kobj_type slave_ktype = {
-#ifdef CONFIG_SYSFS
-	.sysfs_ops = &slave_sysfs_ops,
-#endif
-};
-
-int bond_sysfs_slave_add(struct slave *slave)
-{
-	const struct slave_attribute **a;
-	int err;
-
-	err = kobject_init_and_add(&slave->kobj, &slave_ktype,
-				   &(slave->dev->dev.kobj), "bonding_slave");
-	if (err) {
-		kobject_put(&slave->kobj);
-		return err;
-	}
-
-	for (a = slave_attrs; *a; ++a) {
-		err = sysfs_create_file(&slave->kobj, &((*a)->attr));
-		if (err) {
-			kobject_put(&slave->kobj);
-			return err;
-		}
-	}
-
-	return 0;
-}
-
-void bond_sysfs_slave_del(struct slave *slave)
-{
-	const struct slave_attribute **a;
-
-	for (a = slave_attrs; *a; ++a)
-		sysfs_remove_file(&slave->kobj, &((*a)->attr));
-
-	kobject_put(&slave->kobj);
-}
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb3/cxgb3_offload.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb3/cxgb3_offload.c
index 84604aff53ce..cc665bb7b601 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb3/cxgb3_offload.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb3/cxgb3_offload.c
@@ -186,7 +186,7 @@ static struct net_device *get_iff_from_mac(struct adapter *adapter,
 			rcu_read_lock();
 			if (vlan && vlan != VLAN_VID_MASK) {
 				dev = __vlan_find_dev_deep_rcu(dev, htons(ETH_P_8021Q), vlan);
-			} else if (netif_is_bond_slave(dev)) {
+			} else if (netif_is_bond_link(dev)) {
 				struct net_device *upper_dev;
 
 				while ((upper_dev =
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c
index 106513f772c3..4b020be00b89 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/en_netdev.c
@@ -2998,7 +2998,7 @@ int mlx4_en_netdev_event(struct notifier_block *this,
 				/* in active-backup mode virtual ports are
 				 * mapped to the physical port of the active
 				 * slave */
-				if (bonding_info->slave.state ==
+				if (bonding_info->link.state ==
 				    BOND_STATE_BACKUP) {
 					if (port == 1) {
 						v2p_port1 = 2;
@@ -3020,7 +3020,7 @@ int mlx4_en_netdev_event(struct notifier_block *this,
 				/* in active-active mode a virtual port is
 				 * mapped to the native physical port if and only
 				 * if the physical port is up */
-				__s8 link = bonding_info->slave.link;
+				__s8 link = bonding_info->link.link;
 
 				if (port == 1)
 					v2p_port2 = 2;
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en/rep/bond.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en/rep/bond.c
index 3e44e4d820c5..a240aaeed3f8 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en/rep/bond.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en/rep/bond.c
@@ -187,7 +187,7 @@ static bool mlx5e_rep_is_lag_netdev(struct net_device *netdev)
 	struct mlx5e_priv *priv;
 
 	/* A given netdev is not a representor or not a slave of LAG configuration */
-	if (!mlx5e_eswitch_rep(netdev) || !bond_slave_get_rtnl(netdev))
+	if (!mlx5e_eswitch_rep(netdev) || !bond_link_get_rtnl(netdev))
 		return false;
 
 	priv = netdev_priv(netdev);
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_tc.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_tc.c
index 817c503693fc..f884a41c55ec 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_tc.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/en_tc.c
@@ -3723,7 +3723,7 @@ static struct net_device *get_fdb_out_dev(struct net_device *uplink_dev,
 	    uplink_upper == out_dev) {
 		fdb_out_dev = uplink_dev;
 	} else if (netif_is_lag_master(out_dev)) {
-		fdb_out_dev = bond_option_active_slave_get_rcu(netdev_priv(out_dev));
+		fdb_out_dev = bond_option_active_link_get_rcu(netdev_priv(out_dev));
 		if (fdb_out_dev &&
 		    (!mlx5e_eswitch_rep(fdb_out_dev) ||
 		     !netdev_port_same_parent_id(fdb_out_dev, uplink_dev)))
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/netxen/netxen_nic_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/netxen/netxen_nic_main.c
index f21847739ef1..8b7fc71dc9c7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/netxen/netxen_nic_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/netxen/netxen_nic_main.c
@@ -3318,12 +3318,12 @@ static void netxen_config_master(struct net_device *dev, unsigned long event)
 	master = netdev_master_upper_dev_get_rcu(dev);
 	/*
 	 * This is the case where the netxen nic is being
-	 * enslaved and is dev_open()ed in bond_enslave()
+	 * enslaved and is dev_open()ed in bond_connect()
 	 * Now we should program the bond's (and its vlans')
 	 * addresses in the netxen NIC.
 	 */
 	if (master && netif_is_bond_master(master) &&
-	    !netif_is_bond_slave(dev)) {
+	    !netif_is_bond_link(dev)) {
 		netxen_config_indev_addr(adapter, master, event);
 		for_each_netdev_rcu(&init_net, slave)
 			if (is_vlan_dev(slave) &&
diff --git a/include/linux/netdevice.h b/include/linux/netdevice.h
index 909b1fbb0481..c55dc38709f6 100644
--- a/include/linux/netdevice.h
+++ b/include/linux/netdevice.h
@@ -1497,7 +1497,7 @@ struct net_device_ops {
  *
  * @IFF_802_1Q_VLAN: 802.1Q VLAN device
  * @IFF_EBRIDGE: Ethernet bridging device
- * @IFF_BONDING: bonding master or slave
+ * @IFF_BONDING: bonding master or link
  * @IFF_ISATAP: ISATAP interface (RFC4214)
  * @IFF_WAN_HDLC: WAN HDLC device
  * @IFF_XMIT_DST_RELEASE: dev_hard_start_xmit() is allowed to
@@ -1623,7 +1623,7 @@ enum netdev_priv_flags {
  *	@ptype_all:     Device-specific packet handlers for all protocols
  *	@ptype_specific: Device-specific, protocol-specific packet handlers
  *
- *	@adj_list:	Directly linked devices, like slaves for bonding
+ *	@adj_list:	Directly linked devices, like links for bonding
  *	@features:	Currently active device features
  *	@hw_features:	User-changeable features
  *
@@ -2717,9 +2717,9 @@ extern rwlock_t				dev_base_lock;		/* Device list lock */
 						     dev_list)
 #define for_each_netdev_continue_rcu(net, d)		\
 	list_for_each_entry_continue_rcu(d, &(net)->dev_base_head, dev_list)
-#define for_each_netdev_in_bond_rcu(bond, slave)	\
-		for_each_netdev_rcu(&init_net, slave)	\
-			if (netdev_master_upper_dev_get_rcu(slave) == (bond))
+#define for_each_netdev_in_bond_rcu(bond, link)	\
+		for_each_netdev_rcu(&init_net, link)	\
+			if (netdev_master_upper_dev_get_rcu(link) == (bond))
 #define net_device_entry(lh)	list_entry(lh, struct net_device, dev_list)
 
 static inline struct net_device *next_net_device(struct net_device *dev)
@@ -4577,7 +4577,7 @@ struct sk_buff *skb_mac_gso_segment(struct sk_buff *skb,
 				    netdev_features_t features);
 
 struct netdev_bonding_info {
-	ifslave	slave;
+	ifslave	link;
 	ifbond	master;
 };
 
@@ -4807,7 +4807,7 @@ static inline bool netif_is_bond_master(const struct net_device *dev)
 	return dev->flags & IFF_MASTER && dev->priv_flags & IFF_BONDING;
 }
 
-static inline bool netif_is_bond_slave(const struct net_device *dev)
+static inline bool netif_is_bond_link(const struct net_device *dev)
 {
 	return dev->flags & IFF_SLAVE && dev->priv_flags & IFF_BONDING;
 }
@@ -4874,7 +4874,7 @@ static inline bool netif_is_lag_master(const struct net_device *dev)
 
 static inline bool netif_is_lag_port(const struct net_device *dev)
 {
-	return netif_is_bond_slave(dev) || netif_is_team_port(dev);
+	return netif_is_bond_link(dev) || netif_is_team_port(dev);
 }
 
 static inline bool netif_is_rxfh_configured(const struct net_device *dev)
diff --git a/include/net/bond_3ad.h b/include/net/bond_3ad.h
index 7a3e79f106a7..a8b26716a681 100644
--- a/include/net/bond_3ad.h
+++ b/include/net/bond_3ad.h
@@ -154,7 +154,7 @@ typedef struct bond_marker_header {
 
 #pragma pack()
 
-struct slave;
+struct link;
 struct bonding;
 struct ad_info;
 struct port;
@@ -190,7 +190,7 @@ typedef struct aggregator {
 	u16 transmit_state;	/* BOOLEAN */
 	struct port *lag_ports;
 	/* ****** PRIVATE PARAMETERS ****** */
-	struct slave *slave;	/* pointer to the bond slave that this aggregator belongs to */
+	struct link *link;	/* pointer to the bond link that this aggregator belongs to */
 	u16 is_active;		/* BOOLEAN. Indicates if this aggregator is active */
 	u16 num_of_ports;
 } aggregator_t;
@@ -238,7 +238,7 @@ typedef struct port {
 	u32 churn_partner_count;
 	churn_state_t sm_churn_actor_state;
 	churn_state_t sm_churn_partner_state;
-	struct slave *slave;		/* pointer to the bond slave that this port belongs to */
+	struct link *link;		/* pointer to the bond link that this port belongs to */
 	struct aggregator *aggregator;	/* pointer to an aggregator that this port related to */
 	struct port *next_port_in_aggregator;	/* Next port on the linked list of the parent aggregator */
 	u32 transaction_id;		/* continuous number for identification of Marker PDU's; */
@@ -257,7 +257,7 @@ struct ad_system {
 
 /* ========== AD Exported structures to the main bonding code ========== */
 #define BOND_AD_INFO(bond)   ((bond)->ad_info)
-#define SLAVE_AD_INFO(slave) ((slave)->ad_info)
+#define LINK_AD_INFO(link) ((link)->ad_info)
 
 struct ad_bond_info {
 	struct ad_system system;	/* 802.3ad system structure */
@@ -266,7 +266,7 @@ struct ad_bond_info {
 	u16 aggregator_identifier;
 };
 
-struct ad_slave_info {
+struct ad_link_info {
 	struct aggregator aggregator;	/* 802.3ad aggregator structure */
 	struct port port;		/* 802.3ad port structure */
 	struct bond_3ad_stats stats;
@@ -291,17 +291,17 @@ static inline const char *bond_3ad_churn_desc(churn_state_t state)
 
 /* ========== AD Exported functions to the main bonding code ========== */
 void bond_3ad_initialize(struct bonding *bond, u16 tick_resolution);
-void bond_3ad_bind_slave(struct slave *slave);
-void bond_3ad_unbind_slave(struct slave *slave);
+void bond_3ad_bind_link(struct link *link);
+void bond_3ad_unbind_link(struct link *link);
 void bond_3ad_state_machine_handler(struct work_struct *);
 void bond_3ad_initiate_agg_selection(struct bonding *bond, int timeout);
-void bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed(struct slave *slave);
-void bond_3ad_handle_link_change(struct slave *slave, char link_state);
+void bond_3ad_adapter_speed_duplex_changed(struct link *link);
+void bond_3ad_handle_link_change(struct link *link, char link_state);
 int  bond_3ad_get_active_agg_info(struct bonding *bond, struct ad_info *ad_info);
 int  __bond_3ad_get_active_agg_info(struct bonding *bond,
 				    struct ad_info *ad_info);
 int bond_3ad_lacpdu_recv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond,
-			 struct slave *slave);
+			 struct link *link);
 int bond_3ad_set_carrier(struct bonding *bond);
 void bond_3ad_update_lacp_rate(struct bonding *bond);
 void bond_3ad_update_ad_actor_settings(struct bonding *bond);
diff --git a/include/net/bond_alb.h b/include/net/bond_alb.h
index 665037f421f5..e5fdad063e0b 100644
--- a/include/net/bond_alb.h
+++ b/include/net/bond_alb.h
@@ -9,10 +9,10 @@
 #include <linux/if_ether.h>
 
 struct bonding;
-struct slave;
+struct link;
 
 #define BOND_ALB_INFO(bond)   ((bond)->alb_info)
-#define SLAVE_TLB_INFO(slave) ((slave)->tlb_info)
+#define LINK_TLB_INFO(link) ((link)->tlb_info)
 
 #define ALB_TIMER_TICKS_PER_SEC	    10	/* should be a divisor of HZ */
 #define BOND_TLB_REBALANCE_INTERVAL 10	/* In seconds, periodic re-balancing.
@@ -46,14 +46,14 @@ struct slave;
 #define RLB_UPDATE_RETRY	3 /* 3-ticks - must be smaller than the rlb
 				   * rebalance interval (5 min).
 				   */
-/* RLB_PROMISC_TIMEOUT = 10 sec equals the time that the current slave is
+/* RLB_PROMISC_TIMEOUT = 10 sec equals the time that the current link is
  * promiscuous after failover
  */
 #define RLB_PROMISC_TIMEOUT	(10*ALB_TIMER_TICKS_PER_SEC)
 
 
 struct tlb_client_info {
-	struct slave *tx_slave;	/* A pointer to slave used for transmiting
+	struct link *tx_link;	/* A pointer to link used for transmiting
 				 * packets to a Client that the Hash function
 				 * gave this entry index.
 				 */
@@ -108,17 +108,17 @@ struct rlb_client_info {
 
 	u8  assigned;		/* checking whether this entry is assigned */
 	u8  ntt;		/* flag - need to transmit client info */
-	struct slave *slave;	/* the slave assigned to this client */
+	struct link *link;	/* the link assigned to this client */
 	unsigned short vlan_id;	/* VLAN tag associated with IP address */
 };
 
-struct tlb_slave_info {
+struct tlb_link_info {
 	u32 head;	/* Index to the head of the bi-directional clients
 			 * hash table entries list. The entries in the list
 			 * are the entries that were assigned to use this
-			 * slave for transmit.
+			 * link for transmit.
 			 */
-	u32 load;	/* Each slave sums the loadHistory of all clients
+	u32 load;	/* Each link sums the loadHistory of all clients
 			 * assigned to it
 			 */
 };
@@ -135,7 +135,7 @@ struct alb_bond_info {
 	u8			rx_ntt;	/* flag - need to transmit
 					 * to all rx clients
 					 */
-	struct slave		*rx_slave;/* last slave to xmit from */
+	struct link		*rx_link;/* last link to xmit from */
 	u8			primary_is_promisc;	   /* boolean */
 	u32			rlb_promisc_timeout_counter;/* counts primary
 							     * promiscuity time
@@ -152,16 +152,16 @@ struct alb_bond_info {
 
 int bond_alb_initialize(struct bonding *bond, int rlb_enabled);
 void bond_alb_deinitialize(struct bonding *bond);
-int bond_alb_init_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave);
-void bond_alb_deinit_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave);
-void bond_alb_handle_link_change(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave,
+int bond_alb_init_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link);
+void bond_alb_deinit_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link);
+void bond_alb_handle_link_change(struct bonding *bond, struct link *link,
 				 char link_state);
-void bond_alb_handle_active_change(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_slave);
+void bond_alb_handle_active_change(struct bonding *bond, struct link *new_link);
 int bond_alb_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *bond_dev);
 int bond_tlb_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *bond_dev);
-struct slave *bond_xmit_alb_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
+struct link *bond_xmit_alb_link_get(struct bonding *bond,
 				      struct sk_buff *skb);
-struct slave *bond_xmit_tlb_slave_get(struct bonding *bond,
+struct link *bond_xmit_tlb_link_get(struct bonding *bond,
 				      struct sk_buff *skb);
 void bond_alb_monitor(struct work_struct *);
 int bond_alb_set_mac_address(struct net_device *bond_dev, void *addr);
diff --git a/include/net/bond_options.h b/include/net/bond_options.h
index 9d382f2f0bc5..2c2e4a94bdc2 100644
--- a/include/net/bond_options.h
+++ b/include/net/bond_options.h
@@ -12,12 +12,12 @@
 #define BOND_MODE_ALL_EX(x) (~(x))
 
 /* Option flags:
- * BOND_OPTFLAG_NOSLAVES - check if the bond device is empty before setting
+ * BOND_OPTFLAG_NOLINKS - check if the bond device is empty before setting
  * BOND_OPTFLAG_IFDOWN - check if the bond device is down before setting
  * BOND_OPTFLAG_RAWVAL - the option parses the value itself
  */
 enum {
-	BOND_OPTFLAG_NOSLAVES	= BIT(0),
+	BOND_OPTFLAG_NOLINKS	= BIT(0),
 	BOND_OPTFLAG_IFDOWN	= BIT(1),
 	BOND_OPTFLAG_RAWVAL	= BIT(2)
 };
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ enum {
 /* Option IDs, their bit positions correspond to their IDs */
 enum {
 	BOND_OPT_MODE,
-	BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE,
+	BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_LINK,
 	BOND_OPT_XMIT_HASH,
 	BOND_OPT_ARP_VALIDATE,
 	BOND_OPT_ARP_ALL_TARGETS,
@@ -52,18 +52,25 @@ enum {
 	BOND_OPT_PRIMARY,
 	BOND_OPT_PRIMARY_RESELECT,
 	BOND_OPT_USE_CARRIER,
-	BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_SLAVE,
+	BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_LINK,
 	BOND_OPT_QUEUE_ID,
-	BOND_OPT_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE,
+	BOND_OPT_ALL_LINKS_ACTIVE,
 	BOND_OPT_RESEND_IGMP,
 	BOND_OPT_LP_INTERVAL,
-	BOND_OPT_SLAVES,
+	BOND_OPT_LINKS,
 	BOND_OPT_TLB_DYNAMIC_LB,
 	BOND_OPT_AD_ACTOR_SYS_PRIO,
 	BOND_OPT_AD_ACTOR_SYSTEM,
 	BOND_OPT_AD_USER_PORT_KEY,
 	BOND_OPT_NUM_PEER_NOTIF_ALIAS,
 	BOND_OPT_PEER_NOTIF_DELAY,
+/* legacy sysfs interface names */
+	BOND_OPT_PACKETS_PER_SLAVE,
+	BOND_OPT_MINSLAVES,
+	BOND_OPT_ACTIVE_SLAVE,
+	BOND_OPT_ALL_SLAVES_ACTIVE,
+	BOND_OPT_SLAVES,
+/* end legacy sysfs interface names */
 	BOND_OPT_LAST
 };
 
diff --git a/include/net/bonding.h b/include/net/bonding.h
index a753f0282d73..a23f6e5a6d87 100644
--- a/include/net/bonding.h
+++ b/include/net/bonding.h
@@ -38,52 +38,52 @@
 #define __long_aligned __attribute__((aligned((sizeof(long)))))
 #endif
 
-#define slave_info(bond_dev, slave_dev, fmt, ...) \
-	netdev_info(bond_dev, "(slave %s): " fmt, (slave_dev)->name, ##__VA_ARGS__)
-#define slave_warn(bond_dev, slave_dev, fmt, ...) \
-	netdev_warn(bond_dev, "(slave %s): " fmt, (slave_dev)->name, ##__VA_ARGS__)
-#define slave_dbg(bond_dev, slave_dev, fmt, ...) \
-	netdev_dbg(bond_dev, "(slave %s): " fmt, (slave_dev)->name, ##__VA_ARGS__)
-#define slave_err(bond_dev, slave_dev, fmt, ...) \
-	netdev_err(bond_dev, "(slave %s): " fmt, (slave_dev)->name, ##__VA_ARGS__)
+#define link_info(bond_dev, link_dev, fmt, ...) \
+	netdev_info(bond_dev, "(link %s): " fmt, (link_dev)->name, ##__VA_ARGS__)
+#define link_warn(bond_dev, link_dev, fmt, ...) \
+	netdev_warn(bond_dev, "(link %s): " fmt, (link_dev)->name, ##__VA_ARGS__)
+#define link_dbg(bond_dev, link_dev, fmt, ...) \
+	netdev_dbg(bond_dev, "(link %s): " fmt, (link_dev)->name, ##__VA_ARGS__)
+#define link_err(bond_dev, link_dev, fmt, ...) \
+	netdev_err(bond_dev, "(link %s): " fmt, (link_dev)->name, ##__VA_ARGS__)
 
 #define BOND_MODE(bond) ((bond)->params.mode)
 
-/* slave list primitives */
-#define bond_slave_list(bond) (&(bond)->dev->adj_list.lower)
+/* link list primitives */
+#define bond_link_list(bond) (&(bond)->dev->adj_list.lower)
 
-#define bond_has_slaves(bond) !list_empty(bond_slave_list(bond))
+#define bond_has_links(bond) !list_empty(bond_link_list(bond))
 
-/* IMPORTANT: bond_first/last_slave can return NULL in case of an empty list */
-#define bond_first_slave(bond) \
-	(bond_has_slaves(bond) ? \
-		netdev_adjacent_get_private(bond_slave_list(bond)->next) : \
+/* IMPORTANT: bond_first/last_link can return NULL in case of an empty list */
+#define bond_first_link(bond) \
+	(bond_has_links(bond) ? \
+		netdev_adjacent_get_private(bond_link_list(bond)->next) : \
 		NULL)
-#define bond_last_slave(bond) \
-	(bond_has_slaves(bond) ? \
-		netdev_adjacent_get_private(bond_slave_list(bond)->prev) : \
+#define bond_last_link(bond) \
+	(bond_has_links(bond) ? \
+		netdev_adjacent_get_private(bond_link_list(bond)->prev) : \
 		NULL)
 
 /* Caller must have rcu_read_lock */
-#define bond_first_slave_rcu(bond) \
+#define bond_first_link_rcu(bond) \
 	netdev_lower_get_first_private_rcu(bond->dev)
 
-#define bond_is_first_slave(bond, pos) (pos == bond_first_slave(bond))
-#define bond_is_last_slave(bond, pos) (pos == bond_last_slave(bond))
+#define bond_is_first_link(bond, pos) (pos == bond_first_link(bond))
+#define bond_is_last_link(bond, pos) (pos == bond_last_link(bond))
 
 /**
- * bond_for_each_slave - iterate over all slaves
+ * bond_for_each_link - iterate over all links
  * @bond:	the bond holding this list
- * @pos:	current slave
+ * @pos:	current link
  * @iter:	list_head * iterator
  *
  * Caller must hold RTNL
  */
-#define bond_for_each_slave(bond, pos, iter) \
+#define bond_for_each_link(bond, pos, iter) \
 	netdev_for_each_lower_private((bond)->dev, pos, iter)
 
 /* Caller must have rcu_read_lock */
-#define bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, pos, iter) \
+#define bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, pos, iter) \
 	netdev_for_each_lower_private_rcu((bond)->dev, pos, iter)
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_XFRM_OFFLOAD
@@ -136,12 +136,12 @@ struct bond_params {
 	int primary_reselect;
 	__be32 arp_targets[BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS];
 	int tx_queues;
-	int all_slaves_active;
+	int all_links_active;
 	int resend_igmp;
 	int lp_interval;
-	int packets_per_slave;
+	int packets_per_link;
 	int tlb_dynamic_lb;
-	struct reciprocal_value reciprocal_packets_per_slave;
+	struct reciprocal_value reciprocal_packets_per_link;
 	u16 ad_actor_sys_prio;
 	u16 ad_user_port_key;
 
@@ -154,7 +154,7 @@ struct bond_parm_tbl {
 	int mode;
 };
 
-struct slave {
+struct link {
 	struct net_device *dev; /* first - useful for panic debug */
 	struct bonding *bond; /* our master */
 	int    delay;
@@ -164,9 +164,9 @@ struct slave {
 	unsigned long target_last_arp_rx[BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS];
 	s8     link_state;	/* one of BOND_LINK_XXXX */
 	s8     link_new_state;	/* one of BOND_LINK_XXXX */
-	u8     backup:1,   /* indicates backup slave. Value corresponds with
+	u8     backup:1,   /* indicates backup link. Value corresponds with
 			      BOND_STATE_ACTIVE and BOND_STATE_BACKUP */
-	       inactive:1, /* indicates inactive slave */
+	       inactive:1, /* indicates inactive link */
 	       should_notify:1, /* indicates whether the state changed */
 	       should_notify_link:1; /* indicates whether the link changed */
 	u8     duplex;
@@ -175,20 +175,20 @@ struct slave {
 	u32    speed;
 	u16    queue_id;
 	u8     perm_hwaddr[MAX_ADDR_LEN];
-	struct ad_slave_info *ad_info;
-	struct tlb_slave_info tlb_info;
+	struct ad_link_info *ad_info;
+	struct tlb_link_info tlb_info;
 #ifdef CONFIG_NET_POLL_CONTROLLER
 	struct netpoll *np;
 #endif
 	struct delayed_work notify_work;
 	struct kobject kobj;
-	struct rtnl_link_stats64 slave_stats;
+	struct rtnl_link_stats64 link_stats;
 };
 
-struct bond_up_slave {
+struct bond_up_link {
 	unsigned int	count;
 	struct rcu_head rcu;
-	struct slave	*arr[];
+	struct link	*arr[];
 };
 
 /*
@@ -198,21 +198,21 @@ struct bond_up_slave {
 
 /*
  * Here are the locking policies for the two bonding locks:
- * Get rcu_read_lock when reading or RTNL when writing slave list.
+ * Get rcu_read_lock when reading or RTNL when writing link list.
  */
 struct bonding {
 	struct   net_device *dev; /* first - useful for panic debug */
-	struct   slave __rcu *curr_active_slave;
-	struct   slave __rcu *current_arp_slave;
-	struct   slave __rcu *primary_slave;
-	struct   bond_up_slave __rcu *usable_slaves;
-	struct   bond_up_slave __rcu *all_slaves;
+	struct   link __rcu *curr_active_link;
+	struct   link __rcu *current_arp_link;
+	struct   link __rcu *primary_link;
+	struct   bond_up_link __rcu *usable_links;
+	struct   bond_up_link __rcu *all_links;
 	bool     force_primary;
-	s32      slave_cnt; /* never change this value outside the attach/detach wrappers */
+	s32      link_cnt; /* never change this value outside the attach/detach wrappers */
 	int     (*recv_probe)(const struct sk_buff *, struct bonding *,
-			      struct slave *);
+			      struct link *);
 	/* mode_lock is used for mode-specific locking needs, currently used by:
-	 * 3ad mode (4) - protect against running bond_3ad_unbind_slave() and
+	 * 3ad mode (4) - protect against running bond_3ad_unbind_link() and
 	 *                bond_3ad_state_machine_handler() concurrently and also
 	 *                the access to the state machine shared variables.
 	 * TLB mode (5) - to sync the use and modifications of its hash table
@@ -237,7 +237,7 @@ struct bonding {
 	struct   delayed_work alb_work;
 	struct   delayed_work ad_work;
 	struct   delayed_work mcast_work;
-	struct   delayed_work slave_arr_work;
+	struct   delayed_work link_arr_work;
 #ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_FS
 	/* debugging support via debugfs */
 	struct	 dentry *debug_dir;
@@ -248,14 +248,14 @@ struct bonding {
 #endif /* CONFIG_XFRM_OFFLOAD */
 };
 
-#define bond_slave_get_rcu(dev) \
-	((struct slave *) rcu_dereference(dev->rx_handler_data))
+#define bond_link_get_rcu(dev) \
+	((struct link *) rcu_dereference(dev->rx_handler_data))
 
-#define bond_slave_get_rtnl(dev) \
-	((struct slave *) rtnl_dereference(dev->rx_handler_data))
+#define bond_link_get_rtnl(dev) \
+	((struct link *) rtnl_dereference(dev->rx_handler_data))
 
-void bond_queue_slave_event(struct slave *slave);
-void bond_lower_state_changed(struct slave *slave);
+void bond_queue_link_event(struct link *link);
+void bond_lower_state_changed(struct link *link);
 
 struct bond_vlan_tag {
 	__be16		vlan_proto;
@@ -263,19 +263,19 @@ struct bond_vlan_tag {
 };
 
 /**
- * Returns NULL if the net_device does not belong to any of the bond's slaves
+ * Returns NULL if the net_device does not belong to any of the bond's links
  *
  * Caller must hold bond lock for read
  */
-static inline struct slave *bond_get_slave_by_dev(struct bonding *bond,
-						  struct net_device *slave_dev)
+static inline struct link *bond_get_link_by_dev(struct bonding *bond,
+						  struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
-	return netdev_lower_dev_get_private(bond->dev, slave_dev);
+	return netdev_lower_dev_get_private(bond->dev, link_dev);
 }
 
-static inline struct bonding *bond_get_bond_by_slave(struct slave *slave)
+static inline struct bonding *bond_get_bond_by_link(struct link *link)
 {
-	return slave->bond;
+	return link->bond;
 }
 
 static inline bool bond_should_override_tx_queue(struct bonding *bond)
@@ -332,74 +332,74 @@ static inline bool bond_uses_primary(struct bonding *bond)
 	return bond_mode_uses_primary(BOND_MODE(bond));
 }
 
-static inline struct net_device *bond_option_active_slave_get_rcu(struct bonding *bond)
+static inline struct net_device *bond_option_active_link_get_rcu(struct bonding *bond)
 {
-	struct slave *slave = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_slave);
+	struct link *link = rcu_dereference(bond->curr_active_link);
 
-	return bond_uses_primary(bond) && slave ? slave->dev : NULL;
+	return bond_uses_primary(bond) && link ? link->dev : NULL;
 }
 
-static inline bool bond_slave_is_up(struct slave *slave)
+static inline bool bond_link_is_up(struct link *link)
 {
-	return netif_running(slave->dev) && netif_carrier_ok(slave->dev);
+	return netif_running(link->dev) && netif_carrier_ok(link->dev);
 }
 
-static inline void bond_set_active_slave(struct slave *slave)
+static inline void bond_set_active_link(struct link *link)
 {
-	if (slave->backup) {
-		slave->backup = 0;
-		bond_queue_slave_event(slave);
-		bond_lower_state_changed(slave);
+	if (link->backup) {
+		link->backup = 0;
+		bond_queue_link_event(link);
+		bond_lower_state_changed(link);
 	}
 }
 
-static inline void bond_set_backup_slave(struct slave *slave)
+static inline void bond_set_backup_link(struct link *link)
 {
-	if (!slave->backup) {
-		slave->backup = 1;
-		bond_queue_slave_event(slave);
-		bond_lower_state_changed(slave);
+	if (!link->backup) {
+		link->backup = 1;
+		bond_queue_link_event(link);
+		bond_lower_state_changed(link);
 	}
 }
 
-static inline void bond_set_slave_state(struct slave *slave,
-					int slave_state, bool notify)
+static inline void bond_set_active_link_state(struct link *link,
+					      int link_state, bool notify)
 {
-	if (slave->backup == slave_state)
+	if (link->backup == link_state)
 		return;
 
-	slave->backup = slave_state;
+	link->backup = link_state;
 	if (notify) {
-		bond_lower_state_changed(slave);
-		bond_queue_slave_event(slave);
-		slave->should_notify = 0;
+		bond_lower_state_changed(link);
+		bond_queue_link_event(link);
+		link->should_notify = 0;
 	} else {
-		if (slave->should_notify)
-			slave->should_notify = 0;
+		if (link->should_notify)
+			link->should_notify = 0;
 		else
-			slave->should_notify = 1;
+			link->should_notify = 1;
 	}
 }
 
-static inline void bond_slave_state_change(struct bonding *bond)
+static inline void bond_link_state_change(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *tmp;
+	struct link *tmp;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, tmp, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, tmp, iter) {
 		if (tmp->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP)
-			bond_set_active_slave(tmp);
+			bond_set_active_link(tmp);
 		else if (tmp->link_state == BOND_LINK_DOWN)
-			bond_set_backup_slave(tmp);
+			bond_set_backup_link(tmp);
 	}
 }
 
-static inline void bond_slave_state_notify(struct bonding *bond)
+static inline void bond_link_state_notify(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *tmp;
+	struct link *tmp;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, tmp, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, tmp, iter) {
 		if (tmp->should_notify) {
 			bond_lower_state_changed(tmp);
 			tmp->should_notify = 0;
@@ -407,30 +407,30 @@ static inline void bond_slave_state_notify(struct bonding *bond)
 	}
 }
 
-static inline int bond_slave_state(struct slave *slave)
+static inline int bond_link_state(struct link *link)
 {
-	return slave->backup;
+	return link->backup;
 }
 
-static inline bool bond_is_active_slave(struct slave *slave)
+static inline bool bond_is_active_link(struct link *link)
 {
-	return !bond_slave_state(slave);
+	return !bond_link_state(link);
 }
 
-static inline bool bond_slave_can_tx(struct slave *slave)
+static inline bool bond_link_can_tx(struct link *link)
 {
-	return bond_slave_is_up(slave) && slave->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP &&
-	       bond_is_active_slave(slave);
+	return bond_link_is_up(link) && link->link_state == BOND_LINK_UP &&
+	       bond_is_active_link(link);
 }
 
-static inline bool bond_is_active_slave_dev(const struct net_device *slave_dev)
+static inline bool bond_is_active_link_dev(const struct net_device *link_dev)
 {
-	struct slave *slave;
+	struct link *link;
 	bool active;
 
 	rcu_read_lock();
-	slave = bond_slave_get_rcu(slave_dev);
-	active = bond_is_active_slave(slave);
+	link = bond_link_get_rcu(link_dev);
+	active = bond_is_active_link(link);
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 
 	return active;
@@ -468,16 +468,16 @@ static inline void bond_hw_addr_copy(u8 *dst, const u8 *src, unsigned int len)
 #define BOND_ARP_FILTER_BACKUP		(BOND_ARP_VALIDATE_BACKUP | \
 					 BOND_ARP_FILTER)
 
-#define BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_NOW		true
-#define BOND_SLAVE_NOTIFY_LATER		false
+#define BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_NOW		true
+#define BOND_LINK_NOTIFY_LATER		false
 
-static inline int slave_do_arp_validate(struct bonding *bond,
-					struct slave *slave)
+static inline int link_do_arp_validate(struct bonding *bond,
+					struct link *link)
 {
-	return bond->params.arp_validate & (1 << bond_slave_state(slave));
+	return bond->params.arp_validate & (1 << bond_link_state(link));
 }
 
-static inline int slave_do_arp_validate_only(struct bonding *bond)
+static inline int link_do_arp_validate_only(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	return bond->params.arp_validate & BOND_ARP_FILTER;
 }
@@ -487,39 +487,39 @@ static inline int bond_is_ip_target_ok(__be32 addr)
 	return !ipv4_is_lbcast(addr) && !ipv4_is_zeronet(addr);
 }
 
-/* Get the oldest arp which we've received on this slave for bond's
+/* Get the oldest arp which we've received on this link for bond's
  * arp_targets.
  */
-static inline unsigned long slave_oldest_target_arp_rx(struct bonding *bond,
-						       struct slave *slave)
+static inline unsigned long link_oldest_target_arp_rx(struct bonding *bond,
+						       struct link *link)
 {
 	int i = 1;
-	unsigned long ret = slave->target_last_arp_rx[0];
+	unsigned long ret = link->target_last_arp_rx[0];
 
 	for (; (i < BOND_MAX_ARP_TARGETS) && bond->params.arp_targets[i]; i++)
-		if (time_before(slave->target_last_arp_rx[i], ret))
-			ret = slave->target_last_arp_rx[i];
+		if (time_before(link->target_last_arp_rx[i], ret))
+			ret = link->target_last_arp_rx[i];
 
 	return ret;
 }
 
-static inline unsigned long slave_last_rx(struct bonding *bond,
-					struct slave *slave)
+static inline unsigned long link_last_rx(struct bonding *bond,
+					struct link *link)
 {
 	if (bond->params.arp_all_targets == BOND_ARP_TARGETS_ALL)
-		return slave_oldest_target_arp_rx(bond, slave);
+		return link_oldest_target_arp_rx(bond, link);
 
-	return slave->last_rx;
+	return link->last_rx;
 }
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_NET_POLL_CONTROLLER
-static inline netdev_tx_t bond_netpoll_send_skb(const struct slave *slave,
+static inline netdev_tx_t bond_netpoll_send_skb(const struct link *link,
 					 struct sk_buff *skb)
 {
-	return netpoll_send_skb(slave->np, skb);
+	return netpoll_send_skb(link->np, skb);
 }
 #else
-static inline netdev_tx_t bond_netpoll_send_skb(const struct slave *slave,
+static inline netdev_tx_t bond_netpoll_send_skb(const struct link *link,
 					 struct sk_buff *skb)
 {
 	BUG();
@@ -527,65 +527,65 @@ static inline netdev_tx_t bond_netpoll_send_skb(const struct slave *slave,
 }
 #endif
 
-static inline void bond_set_slave_inactive_flags(struct slave *slave,
+static inline void bond_set_link_inactive_flags(struct link *link,
 						 bool notify)
 {
-	if (!bond_is_lb(slave->bond))
-		bond_set_slave_state(slave, BOND_STATE_BACKUP, notify);
-	if (!slave->bond->params.all_slaves_active)
-		slave->inactive = 1;
+	if (!bond_is_lb(link->bond))
+		bond_set_active_link_state(link, BOND_STATE_BACKUP, notify);
+	if (!link->bond->params.all_links_active)
+		link->inactive = 1;
 }
 
-static inline void bond_set_slave_active_flags(struct slave *slave,
+static inline void bond_set_link_active_flags(struct link *link,
 					       bool notify)
 {
-	bond_set_slave_state(slave, BOND_STATE_ACTIVE, notify);
-	slave->inactive = 0;
+	bond_set_active_link_state(link, BOND_STATE_ACTIVE, notify);
+	link->inactive = 0;
 }
 
-static inline bool bond_is_slave_inactive(struct slave *slave)
+static inline bool bond_is_link_inactive(struct link *link)
 {
-	return slave->inactive;
+	return link->inactive;
 }
 
-static inline void bond_propose_link_state(struct slave *slave, int state)
+static inline void bond_propose_link_state(struct link *link, int state)
 {
-	slave->link_new_state = state;
+	link->link_new_state = state;
 }
 
-static inline void bond_commit_link_state(struct slave *slave, bool notify)
+static inline void bond_commit_link_state(struct link *link, bool notify)
 {
-	if (slave->link_new_state == BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE)
+	if (link->link_new_state == BOND_LINK_NOCHANGE)
 		return;
 
-	slave->link_state = slave->link_new_state;
+	link->link_state = link->link_new_state;
 	if (notify) {
-		bond_queue_slave_event(slave);
-		bond_lower_state_changed(slave);
-		slave->should_notify_link = 0;
+		bond_queue_link_event(link);
+		bond_lower_state_changed(link);
+		link->should_notify_link = 0;
 	} else {
-		if (slave->should_notify_link)
-			slave->should_notify_link = 0;
+		if (link->should_notify_link)
+			link->should_notify_link = 0;
 		else
-			slave->should_notify_link = 1;
+			link->should_notify_link = 1;
 	}
 }
 
-static inline void bond_set_slave_link_state(struct slave *slave, int state,
-					     bool notify)
+static inline void bond_set_link_state(struct link *link, int state,
+				       bool notify)
 {
-	bond_propose_link_state(slave, state);
-	bond_commit_link_state(slave, notify);
+	bond_propose_link_state(link, state);
+	bond_commit_link_state(link, notify);
 }
 
-static inline void bond_slave_link_notify(struct bonding *bond)
+static inline void bond_link_notify(struct bonding *bond)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *tmp;
+	struct link *tmp;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, tmp, iter) {
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, tmp, iter) {
 		if (tmp->should_notify_link) {
-			bond_queue_slave_event(tmp);
+			bond_queue_link_event(tmp);
 			bond_lower_state_changed(tmp);
 			tmp->should_notify_link = 0;
 		}
@@ -616,21 +616,21 @@ struct bond_net {
 	struct class_attribute	class_attr_bonding_masters;
 };
 
-int bond_arp_rcv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond, struct slave *slave);
-netdev_tx_t bond_dev_queue_xmit(struct bonding *bond, struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *slave_dev);
+int bond_arp_rcv(const struct sk_buff *skb, struct bonding *bond, struct link *link);
+netdev_tx_t bond_dev_queue_xmit(struct bonding *bond, struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *link_dev);
 int bond_create(struct net *net, const char *name);
 int bond_create_sysfs(struct bond_net *net);
 void bond_destroy_sysfs(struct bond_net *net);
 void bond_prepare_sysfs_group(struct bonding *bond);
-int bond_sysfs_slave_add(struct slave *slave);
-void bond_sysfs_slave_del(struct slave *slave);
-int bond_enslave(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev,
+int bond_sysfs_link_add(struct link *link);
+void bond_sysfs_link_del(struct link *link);
+int bond_connect(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *link_dev,
 		 struct netlink_ext_ack *extack);
-int bond_release(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *slave_dev);
+int bond_release(struct net_device *bond_dev, struct net_device *link_dev);
 u32 bond_xmit_hash(struct bonding *bond, struct sk_buff *skb);
 int bond_set_carrier(struct bonding *bond);
-void bond_select_active_slave(struct bonding *bond);
-void bond_change_active_slave(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *new_active);
+void bond_select_active_link(struct bonding *bond);
+void bond_change_active_link(struct bonding *bond, struct link *new_active);
 void bond_create_debugfs(void);
 void bond_destroy_debugfs(void);
 void bond_debug_register(struct bonding *bond);
@@ -641,13 +641,13 @@ void bond_setup(struct net_device *bond_dev);
 unsigned int bond_get_num_tx_queues(void);
 int bond_netlink_init(void);
 void bond_netlink_fini(void);
-struct net_device *bond_option_active_slave_get_rcu(struct bonding *bond);
-const char *bond_slave_link_status(s8 link);
+struct net_device *bond_option_active_link_get_rcu(struct bonding *bond);
+const char *bond_link_status(s8 link);
 struct bond_vlan_tag *bond_verify_device_path(struct net_device *start_dev,
 					      struct net_device *end_dev,
 					      int level);
-int bond_update_slave_arr(struct bonding *bond, struct slave *skipslave);
-void bond_slave_arr_work_rearm(struct bonding *bond, unsigned long delay);
+int bond_update_link_arr(struct bonding *bond, struct link *skiplink);
+void bond_link_arr_work_rearm(struct bonding *bond, unsigned long delay);
 void bond_work_init_all(struct bonding *bond);
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_PROC_FS
@@ -673,13 +673,13 @@ static inline void bond_destroy_proc_dir(struct bond_net *bn)
 }
 #endif
 
-static inline struct slave *bond_slave_has_mac(struct bonding *bond,
+static inline struct link *bond_link_has_mac(struct bonding *bond,
 					       const u8 *mac)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *tmp;
+	struct link *tmp;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave(bond, tmp, iter)
+	bond_for_each_link(bond, tmp, iter)
 		if (ether_addr_equal_64bits(mac, tmp->dev->dev_addr))
 			return tmp;
 
@@ -687,13 +687,13 @@ static inline struct slave *bond_slave_has_mac(struct bonding *bond,
 }
 
 /* Caller must hold rcu_read_lock() for read */
-static inline struct slave *bond_slave_has_mac_rcu(struct bonding *bond,
+static inline struct link *bond_link_has_mac_rcu(struct bonding *bond,
 					       const u8 *mac)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *tmp;
+	struct link *tmp;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, tmp, iter)
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, tmp, iter)
 		if (ether_addr_equal_64bits(mac, tmp->dev->dev_addr))
 			return tmp;
 
@@ -701,13 +701,13 @@ static inline struct slave *bond_slave_has_mac_rcu(struct bonding *bond,
 }
 
 /* Caller must hold rcu_read_lock() for read */
-static inline bool bond_slave_has_mac_rx(struct bonding *bond, const u8 *mac)
+static inline bool bond_link_has_mac_rx(struct bonding *bond, const u8 *mac)
 {
 	struct list_head *iter;
-	struct slave *tmp;
+	struct link *tmp;
 	struct netdev_hw_addr *ha;
 
-	bond_for_each_slave_rcu(bond, tmp, iter)
+	bond_for_each_link_rcu(bond, tmp, iter)
 		if (ether_addr_equal_64bits(mac, tmp->dev->dev_addr))
 			return true;
 
diff --git a/include/net/lag.h b/include/net/lag.h
index 95b880e6fdde..204e38584f98 100644
--- a/include/net/lag.h
+++ b/include/net/lag.h
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ static inline bool net_lag_port_dev_txable(const struct net_device *port_dev)
 	if (netif_is_team_port(port_dev))
 		return team_port_dev_txable(port_dev);
 	else
-		return bond_is_active_slave_dev(port_dev);
+		return bond_is_active_link_dev(port_dev);
 }
 
 #endif /* _LINUX_IF_LAG_H */
-- 
2.27.0

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