Re: Any good _online_ kernel BSD sockets reference out there??

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 10:46:27 EST

> What I still don't understand is how the network layer will pass the
> request directly to the driver _without_ goind through the INET (IP)
> layer ... Do you know of any src code that I could use as a reference??
> Src code that does the "request passing" would be good too ... :)

AF_PACKET sockets allocate an sk_buff, copy the data into it and call
dev_queue_xmit() to hand the packet as is to the driver

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