[PATCH] Re: Bringing down ethernet

Jitendra Vegiraju jvegiraju at netscape.net
Fri Mar 28 22:04:49 UTC 2003

Charles Steaderman wrote:

> Might this not cause problems for other parts of the stack if they 
> don't explicitly include IFF_UP in their call? 

 Since I didn't see a flag like IFF_DOWN defined, I assumed the same bit 
field is used to specify interface UP/DOWN status.
I think your are right. I should check how ioctl call is supposed to be 
used to bring the interface down.

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