[linux-dvb] lost packets when routing ip from the dvb interface

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Wed Aug 3 01:24:14 CEST 2005


On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 George Xilouris wrote:
> Hi all i have a skysta2 PCI card, Linux SuSE 9.3 operating system with
> 2.6.11.4-20. and dvbnet version 1.1.0-TVF. 
> I'm making some measurements and when i use small packets (<350) i get a
> lot of lost packets when those packets are routed through an ethernet
> controler. In other words i use this pc as a dvb/ip router. 
> The packets are not dropped on the interface (dvb or eth) but when the
> are forwarded to from dvb interface to eth!!!  
> 
> Do you have any clues why is that happening ???

There have been bugs fixed for IPv6 and LLC/SNAP handling.
Maybe using an up-to-date kernel improves things.

Johannes




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