Subject: Re: Router Alert
To: None <>
From: Billy Mullins <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/07/2000 10:11:21
This means I will need to implement router alert to 
complete my work.  Not that anyone other than me
is in a big hurry, but I'll see if I can submit a patch
within a few days.


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with subject: 'Re: Router Alert'
Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 06, 2000 at 04:17:37PM -0400, Billy Mullins wrote:
>  > Does anyone know if the IP Router Alert Option(RFC 2113) been implemented
>  > in any of the NetBSD kernels?  I've searched version 1.4.1 with no success
>  > although it is possible that I have overlooked it.
> Not to my knowledge.  Tho, having just read the RFC, looks pretty simple.
> I guess what we'd want to do is set an IP-specific socket option that
> causes ip_output() to include it in packets sent from that socket?  The
> receiving end doesn't need to handle it...
> ...or do you mean "pay attention to it when NetBSD is in the role of
> a router"?  :-)
> -- 
>         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>