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Date:	Thu, 01 Nov 2007 08:04:31 -0700
From:	Ben Greear <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: expected behavior of PF_PACKET on NETIF_F_HW_VLAN_RX device?

David Miller wrote:
> From: Stephen Hemminger <>
> Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 18:23:37 -0700
>> The code in AF_PACKET should fix the skb before passing to user
>> space so that there is no difference between accel and non-accel
>> hardware.  Internal choices shouldn't leak to user space.  Ditto,
>> the receive checksum offload should be fixed up as well.
> The hardware has stripped the VLAN header completely and has not
> provided it to us at all.
Do the NICs not save the QoS bits in the VLAN header anywhere that we could
use to reconstitute the header?


Ben Greear <> 
Candela Technologies Inc

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