Re: newbie question: tcp/ip in kernel

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 19:52:39 EST

Reto Baettig <> said:


> I am sorry. I did not make myself clear enough:
> It's a kernel-thread which is doing TCP/IP, not the "kernel itself". The
> thread should be associated with the init process.

Why go to the pain of in-kernel programming instead of just spawning your
(normal, userland) proggie (as init(8) if need be)?

Horst von Brand                   
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