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authorDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2013-04-19 14:46:27 -0400
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2013-04-19 14:46:27 -0400
commit447b816fe03898c4dad19b254ca3dd05bae46ec3 (patch)
tree9e3d6af491b1a01b077b927e51d513134e67e1a5 /net/netlink
parentc2962897c94605bc8f158a37dee8d867dda9f116 (diff)
parent28d2b136ca6c7bf7173a43a90f747ecda5b0520d (diff)
Merge branch '8021ad'
Patrick McHardy says: ==================== The following patches add support for 802.1ad (provider tagging) to the VLAN driver. The patchset consists of the following parts: - renaming of the NET_F_HW_VLAN feature flags to indicate that they only operate on CTAGs - preparation for 802.1ad VLAN filtering offload by adding a proto argument to the rx_{add,kill}_vid net_device_ops callbacks - preparation of the VLAN code to support multiple protocols by making the protocol used for tagging a property of the VLAN device and converting the device lookup functions accordingly - second step of preparation of the VLAN code by making the packet tagging functions take a protocol argument - introducation of 802.1ad support in the VLAN code, consisting mainly of checking for ETH_P_8021AD in a couple of places and testing the netdevice offload feature checks to take the protocol into account - announcement of STAG offloading capabilities in a couple of drivers for virtual network devices The patchset is based on net-next.git and has been tested with single and double tagging with and without HW acceleration (for CTAGs). ==================== Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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