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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Re: network-bridge scriptbreaks networkconnectivity

  • To: "Herbert Xu" <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 00:09:12 +0100
  • Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 16:09:36 -0700
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Re: network-bridge scriptbreaks networkconnectivity

> > Just to be doubly clear, do you mean that the name is compared at
> > time the rule is submitted, or at the time it is evaluated?
> It's the latter.  See ip_packet_match in
> for example.

Wild -- that's not what I'd have guessed. I suppose it allows you to
insert rules for interfaces that don't exist yet, which is a good thing.

Anyhow, I'm inclined to take the patch to disable filtering in the
bridge unless anyone strongly objects. People should still have the
option of applying rules on the vifX.X interface, right?


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