Re: [2.1.4x] Patch for IPIP/Tunnel

Martin Mares (
Wed, 30 Jul 1997 18:49:12 +0200


> It is wrong. skb->nh.iph->daddr has nothing to do with tunnel.
> It is destination address of initial packet, that can be everywhere
> on the Internet.
> If you changed in tunnel.c dev to tdev, just delete ip_dev_find_tunnel
> and use skb->dev instead.

Another question: Is there any chance to get the current IPIP code
to act as a generic (i.e., not restricted to a particular source address)
decapsulator? I needed such setup (of course restricted by firewalling
rules) in some cases, but I wasn't able to figure out how to set it up.

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"God doesn't play dice."    -- Albert Einstein