Subject: Re: revised ethernet/802.xx input header processing.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/30/1999 20:46:59
At 08:37 PM 10/30/99 , Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> > 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 :-)
>This is for PPPoE support, right?   (you need access to the mac level
>src/destination addresses there, right?)

No it isn't.  It's for 802.1 bridging.  you need to preserve the entire
packet (including crc -- if possible) if you are forwarding across unlike
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