Subject: Re: revised ethernet/802.xx input header processing.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/30/1999 17:40:00
At 05:01 PM 10/30/99 , Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
>2) ethertype_input(ifp, etype, m)
> contains the big "switch on ethertype" code.
Works for me except that I want an additional argument which is an
offset from the start of the packet where the payload starts. (e.g.
the caller does not adjust mbuf).
>3) ieee802_input (ifp, m)
> assumes that the current start of the mbuf now points at the
> LLC header, and parses that.
> if it finds a SNAP header which contains an ethertype, it
> adjusts the header to point just past the SNAP header,
> and calls ethertype_input(ifp, ether, m .... )
> for other LSAP types (X.25 and ISO) it does what ether_input
> currently does.
I want the same offset option.
Matt Thomas Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
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