[riot-notifications] [RIOT-OS/RIOT] 6lo: RIOT does not receive packets from Linux when short_addr is set (#11033)

Alexander Aring notifications at github.com
Wed Feb 20 14:00:10 CET 2019


Meh, I guess I know why this happens :-(

<quote>
08:14 + eintopf >> but then I can say normal ndisc with short address is broken either on riot or linux
08:15 + eintopf >> I am aware that I do it different what RIOT is doing :-/
08:15 + eintopf >> in short: RIOT 802.15.4 6lowpan handles short/extended as xor, where Linux handles it as or
08:17 + eintopf >> and the or strategy on Linux is "saving payload" (should be there exists more cases where we can save payload but it's not implemented yet"
08:17 + eintopf >> )
08:18 + eintopf >> as it is it always use short when short is available but it depends on IPv6 header if extended may compress more for you - read the RFCs to know why
08:26 + eintopf >> Bergzand: or or xor - this is here the question and MAC is or

10:04 + eintopf >> Bergzand: after walking to the office: the addrlen setting in RIOT is wrong to have
10:04 + eintopf >> could be a per frame option but not per interface
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So, I am either not sure if short/extended should be handled as or "or" xor.

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