Thanks Andi, Please ignore the patch; I'll send a fresh one later
which i'll probably get killed for ;->
We shall see.
On Sat, 20 May 2000, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Sat, May 20, 2000 at 04:23:31AM +0200, jamal wrote:
> > This patch removes a bit of cruft. Please double check.
> Sorry, my original judgement was wrong. The RX path uses it to distingush
> between old protocols that don't support SMP multithreading yet and new
> multithreaded protocols. Unfortunately this breaks the fastroute packet
> socket detection hack as you noted.
> The right fix is to add a flag word to packet_type that distingushes
> packet sockets and non locked protocols, and use that instead of the
> overloaded data member. Such a flag word would fit nicely between
> type and dev, there should be a 2 bytes gap there anyways.