FW: Raw Sockets

Michael Smith msmith at cbnco.com
Thu May 8 16:49:58 EDT 2003


On Thu, 8 May 2003, Dave Hinkle wrote:

> Ok, I've written a little program to simplify as much as possible the code
> that doesn't work.  The example program opens up a raw socket and sends an
> Ethernet packet (type 1535) every second.

I was using AF_PACKET+SOCK_DGRAM instead of AF_PACKET+SOCK_RAW. I can't
think of a reason for it to make a difference, although it did make things
a little bit easier (I didn't have to construct the ethernet header myself
- just pass the dest address into sendto() and let the driver fill in the
src address).

Mike




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