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Re: Network packet processing

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 02:20:01 +0100

On Tuesday, 8. February 2005 02:01, EM1897@xxxxxxx wrote:
> Has anything in Dragonfly changed that would make passing a
> received ethernet frame from one adapter to another in the same
> context (ie receive a packet on em0 and queue it for transmit
> on em1 in the same interupt call) no longer work? You can't do
> this in LINUX (received frames must be queued) and its rather
> important that I know about such things before I start mucking
> around with some things I need to do.

i think our bridging code does exactly this:
if_intr->ether_input->bridge_forward->IF_HANDOFF (details scraped)


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