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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arp_filter patch for 2.4.4 kernel.
"David S. Miller" wrote:
>
> Ben Greear writes:
> > No idea, haven't tried to use netfilter. With this patch, though,
> > it's as easy as:
>
> I know, the problem is if some existing facility can be made
> to do it, I'd rather it be done that way.

Would requiring netfilter to be used slow down the fast path
for packets in any way? The current arp-filter code will not,
as far as I can tell, and if the netfilter overhead is significant,
that may be a good reason to accept the patch, or the alternative
one proposed a few mails back...

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