[Q] More about my trauma with netdevice ...

Nicholas J. Leon (nicholas@binary9.net)
Fri, 12 Sep 1997 10:47:50 -0400 (EDT)


I'm GREATLY simplied my _xmit routine for my loadable virtual netdevice.
It's a simple:

return 0;

Or thereabouts. No error checking or anything. I just want it not to OOPS
when I ping a device.

Well, at this point I think I'm beginning to realize that I must make
changes the the skb sk_buff that my _xmit function is passed.

Is this correct? Do I need to make mods to skb? If not, then why won't the
above work?

I'm using the POINTOPOINT element to hold an address (almost like a
gateway), can I do this? Or does the kernel react to dev->pa_dstaddr in an
internal way that I'm missing?


Nicholas J. Leon <nicholas@binary9.net>
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