[ovs-dev] [lacp bridge 1/4] lacp: Remove enabled flag.
blp at nicira.com
Fri Apr 15 17:05:49 UTC 2011
On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 07:09:35PM -0700, Ethan Jackson wrote:
> The enabled flag in the LACP module was only used to set the
> Collecting and Distributing flags in the LACP protocol. It was
> intended to be set by the bonding code to mimic its enabled flag.
> The spec is relatively vague on the precise meaning of these flags,
> and most implementations do something completely different with
> them. For these reasons, it seems acceptable to remove the enabled
> flag for the sake of simplicity. A slave is now Collecting and
> Distributing if it is attached, or LACP couldn't be negotiated.
I'll take your word for it that this is acceptable behavior. Given
that, the patch looks good to me.
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