[PATCH] PF_PACKET filtering hooks for netfilter

From: Marc Zyngier (mzyngier@freesurf.fr)
Date: Fri Sep 20 2002 - 06:35:10 EST

David, Lkml,

The included patch adds two new hooks to the netfilter framework, at
the packet level.

With this patch, it is now possible to write filtering modules for non
IP/ARP protocols (or even filtering access to user-mode services bound
to a packet socket, encription at the device level...).

It also add the necessary logic to control such modules via

I made two version of this patch : one for 2.4.20-pre5, the other for
2.5.33. I'd be very glad to have some feedback from people trying it,
as well as any comment about what is ok and what isn't with this patch.

Thanks a lot,


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