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Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 12:52:19 +0000
From: Simon Baker <>
Subject: Re: VLANs in Owl way?

>> Piotr, Simon -
>> On Mon, Mar 07, 2011 at 09:18:08AM +0100, Piotr Meyer wrote:
>>> I think about adding vlan (8021q) support to Owl's network scripts.
>> I'd appreciate you proposing a patch.
>> Please note that we're also planning to rework the networking startup
>> scripts, and to add IPv6 support.
>> Simon did some work on this, but never contributed any code.  Simon -
>> are you still around?  Can you please share your work-in-progress such
>> that we take a look and possibly have another person start from there?
> I am, and I'm still reading the list when I get a chance ;-)
> I had a hdd crash a while back and I lost the (bit) of work I had 
> done.  I was generally looking at how redhat, etc, handled ipv6.  I 
> thought that this approach was the cleanest (note this is how a user 
> would configure it):
> Also, with Owl having "redhat" / "centos" 'isms, i started work using 
> some patches / scripts which I found here:
> I can't seem to see them today though.  I do however have a directory 
> which contains some of them, though I'm really not sure how useful 
> these will be in their present state.
Located, and uploaded here, they should be considered to contain rather 
simple changes however.

At the time I think the startup scripts were still in a state of flux. 
  If it is still wished for, I'll build a new Owl VM and see if I can 
get working examples.



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