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Re: [Xen-devel] PATCH: Multicast support for linux-2.6.16-xen

Christophe Devriese wrote:
On Tuesday 02 May 2006 16:11, Keir Fraser wrote:
On 2 May 2006, at 14:24, Christophe Devriese wrote:
I would really like this patch to be merged in. Linux's bridging code
multicasts as broadcasts, so this very simple code enables linux to
run stuff
like vrrpd inside xen, allowing various kinds of failover scenarios not
possible without this patch.
Send us a unified diff (diff -u) as an attachment or plain-text at the
end of your email, and we'll consider it.

Here you go :

You need a Signed-off-by line. Also, when creating patches, it's best to do it from the very top of the tree. Better yet, use hg diff.


Anthony Liguori

--- netfront.c  2006-04-10 00:05:52.000000000 +0200
+++ netfront-new.c      2006-05-02 15:21:17.000000000 +0200
@@ -1096,6 +1096,14 @@
        .set_tx_csum = ethtool_op_set_tx_csum,

+/** Set the multicast list
+ * since this interface is going to be connected by the linux bridging
+ * code, which broadcasts any and all multicasts are broadcasted by the
+ * linux bridge, this does not actually the need to do anything
+ */
+static void network_set_multicast_list(struct net_device *dev) {
 /** Create a network device.
  * @param handle device handle
  * @param val return parameter for created device
@@ -1165,6 +1173,7 @@
        netdev->stop            = network_close;
        netdev->get_stats       = network_get_stats;
        netdev->poll            = netif_poll;
+       netdev->set_multicast_list = network_set_multicast_list;
        netdev->uninit          = netif_uninit;
        netdev->weight          = 64;
        netdev->features        = NETIF_F_IP_CSUM;

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