[ovs-dev] [PATCH] datapath: Fix mutual exclusion with bridge on Linux 2.6.27+.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Sep 15 22:54:51 UTC 2009

Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> writes:

> Linux 2.6.27 introduces a new mechanism for sharing STP packets among
> kernel modules, which means that the code in datapath.c to avoid loading
> when the Linux bridging module is also loaded has false positives.  So
> fall back on these newer kernels to a less reliable way of avoiding the
> bridge module, but one that does not have false positives.
> CC: Jean Tourrihles <jt at hpl.hp.com>

Seeing no reviews, I pushed this out.

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