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Old 09-27-2010, 08:02 AM   #1
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Kernel API to find device name from IPv6 address ?

Dear Kernel Experties,

I am writing a kernel module to send IPv6 packets.
I would like to get the corresponding device name of an interface from a IPv6 address. In other words I am looking for a function like ip_dev_find() which is used in IPv4 to get device name from IPv4 address.
My intension is to populate the skb->dev element of the sk_buff structure.

so it should be like this:

skb->dev = functionName(in6_addr sourceaddress);

Please assist me on this regard. I will appreciate if anyone will provide the code snippet of a IPv6 module to send the packet.

Jitendra P.


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