Subject: Re: Dynamic registry of ehternet frame types
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/12/2003 07:47:10
On Nov 11, 2003, at 11:49 PM, Martin Husemann wrote:

> This has the additional advantage that it enables LKMs to register and 
> handler
> additional ethernet frame types. It would not affect the efficiency of
> hardwired frame types.
> Do you think this is worth the effort?

Yes.  I would actually like to see the entire input path use 
dynamically-registered handlers, and eliminate that big switch 
statement entirely.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>