lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Oct]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
SubjectRe: [PATCHSET] Mobile IPv6 for 2.5.43
From
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??

--
Hideaki YOSHIFUJI @ USAGI Project <yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org>
GPG FP: 9022 65EB 1ECF 3AD1 0BDF 80D8 4807 F894 E062 0EEA
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:30    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans