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authorStephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>2007-10-09 01:40:57 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@sunset.davemloft.net>2007-10-10 16:52:52 -0700
commit3b04ddde02cf1b6f14f2697da5c20eca5715017f (patch)
tree9da1341a5a399a507b5ea6bf5a3047506b8d8f8f /net/ethernet
parentb95cce3576813ac3f86bafa6b5daaaaf7574b0fe (diff)
[NET]: Move hardware header operations out of netdevice.
Since hardware header operations are part of the protocol class not the device instance, make them into a separate object and save memory. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/ethernet')
-rw-r--r--net/ethernet/eth.c36
1 files changed, 24 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/net/ethernet/eth.c b/net/ethernet/eth.c
index bdeb2f0ace32..ed8a3d49487d 100644
--- a/net/ethernet/eth.c
+++ b/net/ethernet/eth.c
@@ -75,8 +75,9 @@ __setup("ether=", netdev_boot_setup);
* Set the protocol type. For a packet of type ETH_P_802_3 we put the length
* in here instead. It is up to the 802.2 layer to carry protocol information.
*/
-int eth_header(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev, unsigned short type,
- void *daddr, void *saddr, unsigned len)
+int eth_header(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev,
+ unsigned short type,
+ const void *daddr, const void *saddr, unsigned len)
{
struct ethhdr *eth = (struct ethhdr *)skb_push(skb, ETH_HLEN);
@@ -109,6 +110,7 @@ int eth_header(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev, unsigned short type,
return -ETH_HLEN;
}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(eth_header);
/**
* eth_rebuild_header- rebuild the Ethernet MAC header.
@@ -141,6 +143,7 @@ int eth_rebuild_header(struct sk_buff *skb)
return 0;
}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(eth_rebuild_header);
/**
* eth_type_trans - determine the packet's protocol ID.
@@ -207,12 +210,13 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(eth_type_trans);
* @skb: packet to extract header from
* @haddr: destination buffer
*/
-static int eth_header_parse(const struct sk_buff *skb, unsigned char *haddr)
+int eth_header_parse(const struct sk_buff *skb, unsigned char *haddr)
{
const struct ethhdr *eth = eth_hdr(skb);
memcpy(haddr, eth->h_source, ETH_ALEN);
return ETH_ALEN;
}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(eth_header_parse);
/**
* eth_header_cache - fill cache entry from neighbour
@@ -220,11 +224,11 @@ static int eth_header_parse(const struct sk_buff *skb, unsigned char *haddr)
* @hh: destination cache entry
* Create an Ethernet header template from the neighbour.
*/
-int eth_header_cache(struct neighbour *neigh, struct hh_cache *hh)
+int eth_header_cache(const struct neighbour *neigh, struct hh_cache *hh)
{
__be16 type = hh->hh_type;
struct ethhdr *eth;
- struct net_device *dev = neigh->dev;
+ const struct net_device *dev = neigh->dev;
eth = (struct ethhdr *)
(((u8 *) hh->hh_data) + (HH_DATA_OFF(sizeof(*eth))));
@@ -238,6 +242,7 @@ int eth_header_cache(struct neighbour *neigh, struct hh_cache *hh)
hh->hh_len = ETH_HLEN;
return 0;
}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(eth_header_cache);
/**
* eth_header_cache_update - update cache entry
@@ -247,12 +252,14 @@ int eth_header_cache(struct neighbour *neigh, struct hh_cache *hh)
*
* Called by Address Resolution module to notify changes in address.
*/
-void eth_header_cache_update(struct hh_cache *hh, struct net_device *dev,
- unsigned char *haddr)
+void eth_header_cache_update(struct hh_cache *hh,
+ const struct net_device *dev,
+ const unsigned char *haddr)
{
memcpy(((u8 *) hh->hh_data) + HH_DATA_OFF(sizeof(struct ethhdr)),
haddr, ETH_ALEN);
}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(eth_header_cache_update);
/**
* eth_mac_addr - set new Ethernet hardware address
@@ -291,6 +298,14 @@ static int eth_change_mtu(struct net_device *dev, int new_mtu)
return 0;
}
+const struct header_ops eth_header_ops ____cacheline_aligned = {
+ .create = eth_header,
+ .parse = eth_header_parse,
+ .rebuild = eth_rebuild_header,
+ .cache = eth_header_cache,
+ .cache_update = eth_header_cache_update,
+};
+
/**
* ether_setup - setup Ethernet network device
* @dev: network device
@@ -298,13 +313,10 @@ static int eth_change_mtu(struct net_device *dev, int new_mtu)
*/
void ether_setup(struct net_device *dev)
{
+ dev->header_ops = &eth_header_ops;
+
dev->change_mtu = eth_change_mtu;
- dev->hard_header = eth_header;
- dev->rebuild_header = eth_rebuild_header;
dev->set_mac_address = eth_mac_addr;
- dev->hard_header_cache = eth_header_cache;
- dev->header_cache_update= eth_header_cache_update;
- dev->hard_header_parse = eth_header_parse;
dev->type = ARPHRD_ETHER;
dev->hard_header_len = ETH_HLEN;

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