Re: Kernel Routing and the IntraNet
From: Henrik Nordstrom
Date: Wed Sep 14 2005 - 10:02:15 EST
On Wed, 14 Sep 2005, Al Boldi wrote:
Does the bridge get the packets directly from the nic-driver?
Yes, I suppose you can say that.
Or, does it get it through some detour ( via IP-stack ?) ?
No, the bridge gets the packet before the IP-stack.
The bridge firewall looks into the packets at IP and higher levels, but is
not using the IP-stack as such.
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