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I write a Linux kernel module that receive a UDP packet and then transfer it out in net device I register one function in NF_IP_PRE_ROUTING, and another function in NF_IP_FORWARD ...
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- 02-11-2009 #1
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why can not transfer packet in NF_IP_PRE_ROUTING?
I register one function in NF_IP_PRE_ROUTING, and another function in NF_IP_FORWARD
In NF_IP_PRE_ROUTING function, I want to change the destination address and the source address of the received packet,
new_iph = (struct iphdr *)((*skb)->data);
new_iph->protocol = IPPROTO_GRE;
new_iph->daddr = new_daddr;
new_iph->saddr = new_saddr;
Why that can not transfer this packet to NF_IP_FORWARD?
But if I just only change the destination of the received packet, and keep the source address unchanged, that can transfer the packet to NF_IP_FORWARD
Anybody can tell me what the difference is?
Thanks in advance!