Re: newbie question: tcp/ip in kernel

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 15:54:26 EST

> -) What is the best way to get rid of the copy_from_user memcpy that
> tcp_do_sendmsg does in that call?

Rewriting the TCP/IP stack and changing all network drivers to get rid
of the copy.

> -) How do I have to adapt this code to work in the 2.4 Kernel
> (especially because the lock_kernel should hopefully no longer be needed
> in 2.4)
> What is the proper way to make that thing SMP-Safe in 2.4?

You don't need to do anything, just remove the lock_kernel.


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