Subject: Re: New link layer specific flag: M_LINK3 (was: CVS commit: src/sys)
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/28/2005 15:52:21
On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 07:37:48AM +0200, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> Hmmm, you just added another link layer specific flag:
> #define       M_LINK3         0x8000  /* link layer specific flag */
> Is there no other way then to add this new flag?

There is no other way.  It will be necessary to add at least two more
such flags to support tx fragmentation and Atheros "fast frames".

> If not then we need to change the man pages to document it and the other link
> flags too.
> link0, link1 and link2 are also undocumented in ath(4).

I believe you are confusing M_LINK[012] with IFF_LINK[012].  net80211 uses
the mbuf flags, M-LINK[012], to indicate packet properties to the driver.


> Bernd

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