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Date:	Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:47:26 +0200
From:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH net-next] netpoll: provide an IP ident in UDP frames

From: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>

Let's fill IP header ident field with a meaningful value,
it might help some setups.

Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
---
 net/core/netpoll.c |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/core/netpoll.c b/net/core/netpoll.c
index 346b1eb..5af9c26 100644
--- a/net/core/netpoll.c
+++ b/net/core/netpoll.c
@@ -388,6 +388,7 @@ void netpoll_send_udp(struct netpoll *np, const char *msg, int len)
 	struct udphdr *udph;
 	struct iphdr *iph;
 	struct ethhdr *eth;
+	static atomic_t ip_ident;
 
 	udp_len = len + sizeof(*udph);
 	ip_len = udp_len + sizeof(*iph);
@@ -423,7 +424,7 @@ void netpoll_send_udp(struct netpoll *np, const char *msg, int len)
 	put_unaligned(0x45, (unsigned char *)iph);
 	iph->tos      = 0;
 	put_unaligned(htons(ip_len), &(iph->tot_len));
-	iph->id       = 0;
+	iph->id       = htons(atomic_inc_return(&ip_ident));
 	iph->frag_off = 0;
 	iph->ttl      = 64;
 	iph->protocol = IPPROTO_UDP;


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