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    SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] Mobile IPv6 for 2.5.43
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    In article <Pine.GSO.4.44.0210180158330.18554-100000@morphine.tml.hut.fi> (at Fri, 18 Oct 2002 02:52:48 +0300 (EEST)), Ville Nuorvala <vnuorval@morphine.tml.hut.fi> says:

    > > 2. Please put outer address to hardware address in dev.
    >
    > The reason I haven't done this is that MAX_ADDR_LEN is just 8. Does anyone
    > have any objections against changing the value to 16?
    >
    > > Note: you need to modify SIOxxx ioctls too not to overrun!
    >
    > Sorry, I'm not that familiar with ioctls, I just copied the basic
    > functionality from sit.c. Could you explain it a bit more thoroughly, so
    > even I with my thick skull understand what the problem is?

    in net/core/dev.c, there're codes to copy between dev->dev_{addr,broadcast}
    and ifr_hwaddr.sa_data (points sockaddr{} sized 16).

    Well, we have code for it. :-)
    Please look at
    <http://www2.linux-ipv6.org/cvsweb/usagi/kernel/linux24/net/core/dev.c.diff?r1=1.1.1.12&r2=1.4>


    BTW, why don't we have SIOCGIFHWBROADCAST??

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