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SubjectRe: Ethernet driver tweak for error correction codes
Hi!

> Is it possible to use up the src, dest MAC addresses (12B) and the CRC field (4B?)
> on a point-to-point full duplex Ethernet link for my own data?

That does not seem like too clean solution.

> I would like to implement an error correction on this, because I'm gonna build
> a freespace laser link which would run just this way. And i want to use it on
> foggy days too when there will be a lot of bits fallen out.
>
> Is it possible to do it in the kernel somehow cleanly? How should I try to do it?

Do it userspace: hook slip on tty/pty pair. See scarabd for details.

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