[tcpdump-workers] Legacy Linux kernel support

Mario Rugiero mrugiero at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 14:29:01 EDT 2020


El mar., 10 mar. 2020 15:26, Mario Rugiero via tcpdump-workers <
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> To: Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf at sandelman.ca>
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> Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:25:38 -0300
> Subject: Re: [tcpdump-workers] Legacy Linux kernel support
> El mar., 10 mar. 2020 15:07, Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf at sandelman.ca>
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> > 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!
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> >     > 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?
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> I can't check, but I don't think so.
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Sorry, I meant to say that I *do can* check.

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> >    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
> >  -= IPv6 IoT consulting =-
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> Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 14:24:48 -0400 (EDT)
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