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Date:   Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:38:24 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] drivers/net/wan/lapbether: Make skb->protocol
 consistent with the header

From: Xie He <>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:49:18 -0700

> This driver is a virtual driver stacked on top of Ethernet interfaces.
> When this driver transmits data on the Ethernet device, the skb->protocol
> setting is inconsistent with the Ethernet header prepended to the skb.
> This causes a user listening on the Ethernet interface with an AF_PACKET
> socket, to see different sll_protocol values for incoming and outgoing
> frames, because incoming frames would have this value set by parsing the
> Ethernet header.
> This patch changes the skb->protocol value for outgoing Ethernet frames,
> making it consistent with the Ethernet header prepended. This makes a
> user listening on the Ethernet device with an AF_PACKET socket, to see
> the same sll_protocol value for incoming and outgoing frames.
> Cc: Martin Schiller <>
> Signed-off-by: Xie He <>

Applied, thank you.

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