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Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2011 09:18:08 +0100
From: Piotr Meyer <>
Subject: VLANs in Owl way?

I think about adding vlan (8021q) support to Owl's network scripts.
Task looking to be not so hard, code ( can be 
copy-pasted (with cosmetic changes), only 'is_available' needs some 
work (can we rely on  sysfs on /sys presence?). But I have question:

Are following compatible with Owl way? This is standard approach
in others distros but I don't know what Owl say about modules loaded
automagically by scripts? In typical Owl kernel 8021q this module
is compiled-in and, with non-standard kernel, module can be explicitly 
added to /etc/rc.d/rc.modules by admin.

if [ ! -d /proc/net/vlan ]; then
    if ! modprobe 8021q >/dev/null 2>&1 ; then
        echo $"No 802.1Q VLAN support available in kernel for device ${DEVICE}"
        exit 1

Piotr 'aniou' Meyer

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