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Date:	Thu, 06 Sep 2007 05:56:46 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	dada1@...mosbay.com
Cc:	shemminger@...ux-foundation.org, ak@...e.de, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: af_packet: don't enable global timestamps

From: Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 09:59:58 +0200

> This patch seems the correct fix for this longstanding problem.
> 
> Please note that if wireshark/tcpdump processes really want precise timestamps, 
> they still can ask this by using setsockopt(SO_TIMESTAMP or SO_TIMESTAMPNS) on their private socket.
> 
> (We already know that running a sniffer has a cost anyway)

Agreed, let's give this a try.

I've applied Stephen's patch to net-2.6.24
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