cvs commit: src/sys/net if_tap.c
Brian Fundakowski Feldman
green at FreeBSD.org
Tue Aug 10 19:04:34 PDT 2004
On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 03:33:25AM +0200, Max Laier wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 August 2004 02:12, Maksim Yevmenkin wrote:
> > emax 2004-08-11 00:12:27 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files:
> > sys/net if_tap.c
> > Log:
> > Set IFF_RUNNING flag on the interface as soon as the control device is
> > opened.
> Erm ...
> 1) IFF_RUNNING has a different meaning (for all I know) - "resources
> allocated" i.e. address(es) assigned. See if_loop.c for instance.
> 2) What are these spl's for? You are not going to MFC that anyway as it would
> be user visible.
> I recon a thread with this topic, but I think the outcome was that this is not
> a good thing to do. Can't find the thread though.
Having written a driver recently, the best I could find is that IFF_RUNNING
essentially means not dead...
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