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Re: [PATCH] net: meth: Add set_rx_mode hook to fix ICMPv6 neighbor disco

To: kumba@gentoo.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: meth: Add set_rx_mode hook to fix ICMPv6 neighbor discovery
From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 13:17:43 -0500 (EST)
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <4EF95247.7000403@gentoo.org>
References: <4EED3A3D.9080503@gentoo.org> <4EF95247.7000403@gentoo.org>
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From: Joshua Kinard <kumba@gentoo.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 00:06:15 -0500

> SGI IP32 (O2)'s ethernet driver (meth) lacks a set_rx_mode function, which
> prevents IPv6 from working completely because any ICMPv6 neighbor
> solicitation requests aren't picked up by the driver.  So the machine can
> ping out and connect to other systems, but other systems will have a very
> hard time connecting to the O2.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Joshua Kinard <kumba@gentoo.org>

Applied to net-next, thanks.

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