Julian Anastasov wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Michael E Brown wrote:
> > On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Mikael Eriksson wrote:
> > > On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Roberto Nibali wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Apply following patch: http://www.linux-vs.org/hidden-2.3.41-1.diff
> > > > and proceed to setup the hidden devices like for 2.2.x kernels.
> > >
> > > I never saw an explanation as to why the hidden-patch that actually made
> > > into
> > > the 2.2-kernel didn't make it into 2.4. This is a patch of general
> > Why doesn't the author of the patch submit it to Alan Cox for inclusion in
> > the -ac* series? Alan seems to have opened up his tree to exactly these
> > kinds of patches.
> FYI, the patch was submitted one year ago (you see from the
> version when it was created) to the network maintainers and they
> responded. So, if the question is whether they know, the answer is yes.
> Alan is not informed directly for this patch but the discussions on the
> kernel mail list are public. The need is this feature to be replaced with
> another one but there is still no another solution :) It is known that
> this feature is not used only from the LVS community but everyone can
> read the discussions and to see the different opinions on this issue.
If they refuse to include the patch why don't integrate it into the
So you have only one patch with all the needed functionality...
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