Re: ip header, which field to steal?

From: Philip Ho (cbho@ie.cuhk.edu.hk)
Date: Wed Apr 09 2003 - 20:13:59 EST


Dear Sumit

Thanks. Can you give me more pointers about ToS based routing? any link?

Regards,
philip

Sumit Pandya wrote:

> Hi All,
> In my opinion, Bits 6-7 in ToS are reserved for future use and rfc does
> not says anything as __MUST__ for these bits. Also ToS based routing
> decision already implemented.
> -- Sumit
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Philip Ho" <cbho@ie.cuhk.edu.hk>
> To: "Linux Net" <linux-net@vger.kernel.org>
> Cc: "Philip" <cbho@ie.cuhk.edu.hk>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 12:37 PM
> Subject: ip header, which field to steal?
>
> > Hi all
> >
> > I am finding a field inside IP header that I can steal for the purpose
> > of custom routing. All the routers are Linux-based.
> >
> > I guess there are somebody out there do this before. If yes, then which
> > field do you use?
> >
> > Assuming that there is no fragmentation occurring throughout the whole
> > network, can I use identification field? That is, I modify it for my own
> > purpose?
> >
> > Thanks for your attention.
> >
> > Regards,
> > philip
> >
> >
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