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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC v3 0/6] networking: address root block upon initialization

On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 2:46 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez
<mcgrof@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@xxxxxxxx>

<-- snip -->

> As I tested using the root block preference I noticed that if a net_device
> slave under the bridge gets the designated root port prior to setting in
> userspace the root_block feature enabling the feature won't kick the
> bridge to remove that net_device from the designated port. I addressed
> that issue and also upkeeping the initial random MAC address given to
> the bridge as if othwerwise we'd end up with a zero MAC address bridge
> if we root block all ports. I have only done local tests I'd appreciate a
> bit more wide test coverage and review.


I should note that even if we discard patches 4-6 patches for an
alternative implementation patches 1-3 should still be applicable for
review. Let me know what you think of those.


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