Subject: Re: revised ethernet/802.xx input header processing.
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/30/1999 18:30:00
On Sat, 30 Oct 1999 17:40:00 -0700 
 Matt Thomas <> wrote:

 > 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).

Yes!  Having the caller adjust the mbuf defeats the entire purpose
of the changes I made earlier that cause the hardware drivers to not
adjust the mbuf :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>