ibmveth gcc 3.5 issues

Santiago Leon santil at
Sat Apr 17 07:49:13 EST 2004


Testing your patch I found that there was a mistake in the old code...
I'm attaching a patch with your changes plus a small correction (the
check for 0x2 should be only for the lower 2 bits of the MSB)...

I have tested this patch, so merge it in if you want...


Anton Blanchard wrote:
> Hi,
> gcc 3.5 doesnt like the mac_addr_p gymnastics and it has the potential
> to explode if phyp feeds us a bogus mac address. The change was based on
> the comment above it, can someone verify the new version will work as
> expected?
> Anton

Santiago A. Leon
Power Linux Development
IBM Linux Technology Center
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