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- Remove the useless and deprecated fec protocol.
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Authored by araujo on Aug 5 2014, 3:01 AM.

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Summary

The lagg(4) interface is based on trunk(4) interface of OpenBSD;
The FreeBSD is the only system that has the FEC protocol, that is a simple alias
to loadbalance protocol and does not implement the ancient Cisco FEC standard.

It is time to remove it from FreeBSD to avoid any kind of misunderstanding.

Test Plan
  • Just try to set a lagg(4) interface with laggproto fec.

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araujo updated this revision to Diff 957.Aug 5 2014, 3:01 AM
araujo retitled this revision from to - Remove the useless and deprecated fec protocol..
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araujo added reviewers: thompsa, glebius.
thompsa edited edge metadata.Aug 10 2014, 10:49 PM

As fec is just an alias to loadbalance I would remove it only from share/man/man4/lagg.4 and any other documentation. This allows ifconfig to keep working and the supporting code in sys/net/if_lagg.c is rather trivial.

Hello thompsa@

Here is a new patch, I only removed the 'fec' entry from lagg(4) and ifconfig(8) man pages. We keep the compatibility.

I'm waiting your review and approval.

Best Regards,

araujo updated this revision to Diff 1655.Sep 17 2014, 9:53 AM
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glebius accepted this revision.Sep 17 2014, 10:00 AM
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This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Sep 17 2014, 10:00 AM