RE: net_rx_action, ptype_all and dropped packets

From: Phillips, Mike (
Date: Fri Jun 02 2000 - 12:08:05 EST

>> The LLC layer in the current tree is broken and won't do much good.
>> If you really need working 802.2 (as opposed to plain 802.3) you could
>> coordinate with the Linux/SNA project, they apparently have fixed it

> Hmmm. May have to do that. I tried having the fc_type_trans function
> return 802.3, instead of 802.2, just to see what would happen, but I still
> didn't get any change in net_rx_action that I can see. I'm not very
> familiar w/ what the standard ethernet frames look like, but as I
> they don't have a LLC/SNAP header on them, which FC traffic most
> does.

You may want to take a look at the token ring stuff, it is possibly more
like fibre channel and does deal with LLC/SNAP headers, and other nasty
stuff like source routing.

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