[ovs-dev] [PATCH] Allow processing of RARP packets.

Mehak Mahajan mmahajan at nicira.com
Tue Oct 23 20:47:12 UTC 2012


Hey Ben,

What you are saying makes perfect sense.

I have sent out a new patch which removes the opcode check altogether.
  http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/dev/2012-October/022194.html

thanx!
mehak

On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 01:39:59PM -0700, Mehak Mahajan wrote:
> > With this commit, the datapath will process the ARP header for
> > RARP packets, both request and reply.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Mehak Mahajan <mmahajan at nicira.com>
>
> It looks very much to me like all defined ARP opcodes (at least the
> ones listed here:
> http://www.networksorcery.com/enp/protocol/arp.htm#Opcode) use the
> same packet format.  Would it be better to simply remove the protocol
> check, rather than to whitelist more values?
>
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