Subject: Re: hme, IFF_SIMPLEX
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 08/30/2002 10:42:18
>>>I'm not sure. It would add an ether_cmp() to a criticial path, but unlike
>>>the smc91cxx.c case not only in promiscuous mode. Maybe it should only check
>>>that if we are in half-duplex mode?
>>>But on the other hand, the current solution does not cause any performance
>>>hit and works - what's the problem with it?
>> the problem is that !IFF_SIMPLEX interfaces are not really supported in
>> L3 logic. we need to look at that (IPv4/v6 multicast, IPv6 ND, and
>> such). i don't think i can make IPv6 DAD work with !IFF_SIMPLEX
>> interfaces, due to the way IPv6 DAD is specified.
i was looking at the wrong source. sys/net/if_ethersubr.c deals
with it, so it should be okay. sorry for the noise.