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-rw-r--r--include/linux/etherdevice.h18
1 files changed, 18 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/etherdevice.h b/include/linux/etherdevice.h
index c4a10f991fe0..9012f8775208 100644
--- a/include/linux/etherdevice.h
+++ b/include/linux/etherdevice.h
@@ -191,6 +191,24 @@ static inline bool is_valid_ether_addr(const u8 *addr)
}
/**
+ * eth_proto_is_802_3 - Determine if a given Ethertype/length is a protocol
+ * @proto: Ethertype/length value to be tested
+ *
+ * Check that the value from the Ethertype/length field is a valid Ethertype.
+ *
+ * Return true if the valid is an 802.3 supported Ethertype.
+ */
+static inline bool eth_proto_is_802_3(__be16 proto)
+{
+#ifndef __BIG_ENDIAN
+ /* if CPU is little endian mask off bits representing LSB */
+ proto &= htons(0xFF00);
+#endif
+ /* cast both to u16 and compare since LSB can be ignored */
+ return (__force u16)proto >= (__force u16)htons(ETH_P_802_3_MIN);
+}
+
+/**
* eth_random_addr - Generate software assigned random Ethernet address
* @addr: Pointer to a six-byte array containing the Ethernet address
*

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