netif_receive_skb (9) - Linux Man Pages

netif_receive_skb: process receive buffer from network

NAME

netif_receive_skb - process receive buffer from network

SYNOPSIS

int netif_receive_skb(struct sk_buff skb);

ARGUMENTS

skb

buffer to process

DESCRIPTION

netif_receive_skb is the main receive data processing function. It always succeeds. The buffer may be dropped during processing for congestion control or by the protocol layers.

This function may only be called from softirq context and interrupts should be enabled.

Return values (usually ignored): NET_RX_SUCCESS: no congestion NET_RX_DROP: packet was dropped

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