Re: kernel > 2.1.36 & nfs

Alan Cox (
Fri, 20 Jun 1997 23:23:46 +0100 (BST)

> Just have the prot->rcv for encapsulated IP be some dummy function
> which first checks whats in the first chain and pulls stuff up if
> necessary, then it calls the real ip_rcv(), taking all of this junk
> out of the main code path.

I'd go with that so long as we can keep it fast. Remember we can be taking
45Mbit video streams off an mbone tunnel. We should I feel make sure the
one layer deep IPIP is optimised and the other cases are assumed to be

I assume Dave you are moving towards a SGI like solution ?