[tcpdump-workers] Legacy Linux kernel support

Mario Rugiero mrugiero at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 14:25:38 EDT 2020


El mar., 10 mar. 2020 15:07, Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf at sandelman.ca>
escribió:

>
> Mario Rugiero <mrugiero at gmail.com> wrote:
>     >> I am trying to process many pull requests for libpcap and tcpdump,
> get some
>     >> things closed.  I don't think that there is a pull request from you
> yet.
>     >> Am I wrong?
>
>     > Some related PRs got merged already. My Github user may be
> misleading,
>     > but I'm Oppen.
>
> Aha!
>
>     > I think those cover most of the least controversial aspects of this
> thread.
>     > I may try to cover more of them later.
>
>     >> Are you still up for this work?
>     >>
>     > Yes, I'd be glad to keep working on this.
>
> okay, I was looking through the pcap-linux.c on master, and I was
> like... OMG... gotta make this better.
>
> Do you happen to know if the 3.19 fixes are back ported in RHEL7 to their
> 3.10 kernel stream?

I can't check, but I don't think so.

>    Or rather, should I expect TPACKET_v3 to work correctly
> on RHEL7?
>
Same. We still have TPACKET_V2 for both immediate mode and older kernels,
tho.

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> Michael Richardson <mcr+IETF at sandelman.ca>, Sandelman Software Works
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