Commit 9a57247f authored by Jiri Pirko's avatar Jiri Pirko Committed by David S. Miller
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rtnl: expose carrier value with possibility to set it


Signed-off-by: default avatarJiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>
Acked-by: default avatarFlavio Leitner <fbl@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
parent fdae0fde
......@@ -88,6 +88,10 @@ set this flag. On netif_carrier_off(), the scheduler stops sending
packets. The name 'carrier' and the inversion are historical, think of
it as lower layer.
Note that for certain kind of soft-devices, which are not managing any
real hardware, there is possible to set this bit from userpsace.
One should use TVL IFLA_CARRIER to do so.
netif_carrier_ok() can be used to query that bit.
__LINK_STATE_DORMANT, maps to IFF_DORMANT:
......
......@@ -142,6 +142,7 @@ enum {
#define IFLA_PROMISCUITY IFLA_PROMISCUITY
IFLA_NUM_TX_QUEUES,
IFLA_NUM_RX_QUEUES,
IFLA_CARRIER,
__IFLA_MAX
};
......
......@@ -780,6 +780,7 @@ static noinline size_t if_nlmsg_size(const struct net_device *dev,
+ nla_total_size(4) /* IFLA_MTU */
+ nla_total_size(4) /* IFLA_LINK */
+ nla_total_size(4) /* IFLA_MASTER */
+ nla_total_size(1) /* IFLA_CARRIER */
+ nla_total_size(4) /* IFLA_PROMISCUITY */
+ nla_total_size(4) /* IFLA_NUM_TX_QUEUES */
+ nla_total_size(4) /* IFLA_NUM_RX_QUEUES */
......@@ -909,6 +910,7 @@ static int rtnl_fill_ifinfo(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev,
nla_put_u32(skb, IFLA_LINK, dev->iflink)) ||
(dev->master &&
nla_put_u32(skb, IFLA_MASTER, dev->master->ifindex)) ||
nla_put_u8(skb, IFLA_CARRIER, netif_carrier_ok(dev)) ||
(dev->qdisc &&
nla_put_string(skb, IFLA_QDISC, dev->qdisc->ops->id)) ||
(dev->ifalias &&
......@@ -1108,6 +1110,7 @@ const struct nla_policy ifla_policy[IFLA_MAX+1] = {
[IFLA_MTU] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
[IFLA_LINK] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
[IFLA_MASTER] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
[IFLA_CARRIER] = { .type = NLA_U8 },
[IFLA_TXQLEN] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
[IFLA_WEIGHT] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
[IFLA_OPERSTATE] = { .type = NLA_U8 },
......@@ -1438,6 +1441,13 @@ static int do_setlink(struct net_device *dev, struct ifinfomsg *ifm,
modified = 1;
}
if (tb[IFLA_CARRIER]) {
err = dev_change_carrier(dev, nla_get_u8(tb[IFLA_CARRIER]));
if (err)
goto errout;
modified = 1;
}
if (tb[IFLA_TXQLEN])
dev->tx_queue_len = nla_get_u32(tb[IFLA_TXQLEN]);
......
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