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Bug#591756: udeb size increase for vconfig support in busybox


On Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 15:02:30 +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> writes:
> > Just for the record, the difference between the size of the binary in
> > busybox-udeb 1.17.1-9 (as is currently in git) when built on i386 with and
> > without vconfig is 384 bytes.
> I wonder if you really need this after all.  vconfig is deprecated, and
> even the current squueze RC1 busybox seems to understand
> # ip link add link eth0 name vlan10 type vlan id 10
> although the operation itself fails.  On my squeeze desktop,
> # modprobe dummy
> # ip link add link dummy0 name vlan type vlan id 10
> works all right, and even
> # busybox ip link del vlan
> does its deed, but
> # busybox ip link add link dummy0 name vlan type vlan id 10
> ip: RTNETLINK answers: Invalid argument
> So I guess the support is there in busybox right now, but unfortunately
> it's broken by some bug.

Are you sure the vlan kernel modules are loaded? I think we might miss
the vlan modules (8021q garp stp) in d-i for that.

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