[ovs-git] Open vSwitch: datapath: Enforce mutual exclusion between bridge and brcompat_mod. (branch-1.2)

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commit d0cf3c6bf15af1eaad945fc57f1d9b0ab98d6d4b
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Author: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
datapath: Enforce mutual exclusion between bridge and brcompat_mod.
In kernels 2.6.36, Open vSwitch can (and does) safely coexist with the
Linux bridge module, but it does not make sense to load both bridge and
brcompat_mod at the same time.  Until now, nothing has prevented both from
loading; when they both load, confusion (at best) results.  This fixes
the problem by enforcing mutual exclusion.

Bug #9226.
Launchpad bug #917309.
Reported-by: Rogério Vinhal Nunes
Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>
Acked-by: Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com>


Summary of changes:
 datapath/brcompat.c     |   12 ++++++++++--
 datapath/compat.h       |   22 +++++++++++++++++++++-
 datapath/vport-netdev.c |   21 ++++++---------------
 3 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)

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