Debugging IP packet through Linux stack

amit mehta gmate.amit at
Thu Sep 22 04:46:26 EDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 12:56 AM, Abu Rasheda <rcpilot2010 at> wrote:
> I am inserting packets into Linux stack and they are accepted by net_rx
> function, but are latter dropped. What tools are available in Linux kernel
> to for debugging this issue.

If you know the packet processing path, then kprobes/jprobes can help
you inspect the kernel data structures.

More on kprobes:


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