Re: Kernel 2.2.18: Protocol 0008 is buggy

Alan Cox (
Wed, 31 Jan 2001 19:12:46 +0000 (GMT)

> Is this really supposed to be done in the HW driver / support code level,
> or is it supposed to be done in the protocol (IP / ARP) level??

oops I was half asleep

Driver sets

(see net/ethernet/eth.c)

skb->h.raw and skb->nh.raw are set by the receive action code

On transmit

nh.raw is set by the protocol

Note that non -ac kernels have a bug where a packet consisting of pure mac
header causes bogus warnings

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