Re: 2.5.43: "fix old protocol handler pppoe_rcv+0x0/0x124 [pppoe]"

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Thu Oct 17 2002 - 15:33:14 EST

   From: "Adam J. Richter" <>
   Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 13:10:56 -0700
           I'm puzzling out exactly change this message is requesting,

Packet receive must be aware of shared skb's (it must make
a copy if it wants to modify packet contents) and it must
be fully SMP threaded.

Then ptype->data is changed to some non-NULL value to indicate that it
is a "new" protocol.
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