Some help with broadcasts through a Linux system
sharpe at ns.aus.com
Thu Feb 4 04:45:08 GMT 1999
with respect to directed broadcasts (subnet directed broadcasts), I have
now determined that Linux does not allow them.
The code is in linux/net/ipv4/ip_input.c. All broadcasts are dropped when
it comes time to check forwarding.
I have a hacked up version that allows directed broadcasts that I will be
testing soon so I can check out remote announce stuff ...
Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com, NIC-Handle:RJS96
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