[PATCH v2] batman-adv: Introduce no noflood mark

Sven Eckelmann sven at narfation.org
Tue May 7 09:30:46 CEST 2019


On Tuesday, 7 May 2019 09:28:21 CEST Linus Lüssing wrote:
> This mark prevents a multicast packet being flooded through the whole
> mesh. The advantage of marking certain multicast packets via e.g.
> ebtables instead of dropping is then the following:
> 
> This allows an administrator to let specific multicast packets pass as
> long as they are forwarded to a limited number of nodes only and are
> therefore creating no burdon to unrelated nodes.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at c0d3.blue>

I still don't see why this has to be implemented in batman-adv and not as an 
external filter (tc-ebpf or something like that).

Kind regards,
	Sven
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