Re: WCCP and Squid

From: Glenn Chisholm <>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 10:25:26 -0600 (MDT)

> Redirected http packets are GRE encapsulated and type marked as protocol
> type 0x883e - such packets processed by the linux GRE driver will be
> dropped (because of the protocol type)
> Since encapsulated packets are IP packets, let the GRE driver rewrites
> packet protocol type specification
> (patch can be found here
> /usr/src/linux/net/ipv4/ip_gre.c

        I will add this patch to the FAQ. That solves an annoying problem

> 10. Enjoy the reliability and scalability with wccp
> 11. In spite of the fact that this works for fine for me, I am no
> linux/squid guru so feel free to send comments.
> In case you can read czech, you cand find more in
> (In case of demands I am ready to translate it.)

        This information along with alternatives is already located at:

Received on Tue Oct 19 1999 - 10:38:34 MDT

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