Ethernet Layer communications

Wolfram Wadepohl Wolfram.Wadepohl at
Mon Apr 18 06:24:32 UTC 2011

You hit it. I have to implemet an 'ip in ip' tunnel and there is the 
question to do it with RTEMS or do it without. I looked for raw sockets 
rather than bpf. But the stack does not support it.

I'm very interested in coordinated efforts.

Brett Swimley schrieb:
> Hi All,
> I'm attempting to add Ethernet Layer communications to an interface, but
> I am unsure if there is an API exposed for doing this in the current
> networking stack.  I'm considering porting libpcap to RTEMS to
> accommodate this, unless there's an easier way.
> So I'm wondering:
> Is there a way to both send and receive Ethernet layer packets with the
> existing API and if not...
> Has anyone ported libpcap to RTEMS?  I'm considering doing this, as the
> licensing is BSD with no advertising clause, but if someone has already
> done this, would they be willing to provide code for doing this?
> Thanks in advance,
> Brett Swimley
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