|NETIF_RECEIVE_SKB(9)||Network device support||NETIF_RECEIVE_SKB(9)|
netif_receive_skb - process receive buffer from network
int netif_receive_skb(struct sk_buff * skb);
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
|January 2017||Kernel Hackers Manual 4.8.|