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[PATCH 0/2] Re-open ethernet device on error

From: rekado
Subject: [PATCH 0/2] Re-open ethernet device on error
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:10:53 +0800


this improves on my previous patch.  Before a new master_device port
is created the old port is deallocated to prevent a port leak.  None
of this happens when master_file (naming the device node) is

This patch has been tested on Debian GNU/Hurd.  With this patch,
killing netdde no longer takes down pfinet.  Upon encountering a
transmission error, pfinet tries to re-open the ethernet device once
(handled by devnode) and will resend the buffer.

rekado (2):
  Try to re-open network device on transmission error
  Look up device file name on device_open

 devnode/devnode.c | 10 ++++++++++
 pfinet/ethernet.c | 17 +++++++++++++++--
 2 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)


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