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Old 03-09-2007, 08:22 AM   #1
gomathisankar
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Failure in sock_sendmsg


Hi,

Hai i am doing a research in networking. I have a code for 2.4 kernel. I am porting this to 2.6. I am using sock_sendmsg for sending the packet. I can able to send an unicast packet using sock_sendmsg.But not able to send a broadcast packet.In 2.4 The struct socket having the broadcast bit like below

sock->sk->broadcast=1;

And it is having the ttl in the protinfo structure like below.

sock->sk->protinfo.af_inet.ttl=ttl;


For compilation i have commented this. I am suspecting this will be the problem for failure of sock_sendmsg. It is is returning -13. For unicast packet it is working perfectly.
Anybody Help plz.......... Thanks

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Gomathi
 
  


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