Everything in the stack would have to be re-written not just that one
The question is: Is it worth it? My experimentation shows, only in a few
On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 08:28, Thomas Graf wrote:
> * Andi Kleen <20050221115006.GB87576@xxxxxx> 2005-02-21 12:50
> > The main problem is that someone has to go through all the protocol layers
> > and make sure they can process lists. Also it needs careful handling
> > in netfilter.
> Special handling is also required for the ingress qdisc. The classifiers
> or tc_classify() must be changed to iterate over the lists and unlink
> the skbs if one of them is to be dropped. The mirred action must probably
> split the list after cloning the skbs. Given the lists are session based
> all session based qdiscs could benefit from this and enqueue/dequeue the
> lists rather than single skbs. Other qdiscs would have to split the lists
> but could return a new list upon dequeue.