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

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 15:54:12 EST

On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 08:34:04AM -0700, Ivan Passos wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Aug 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > BSD sockets in the kernel?? I'm trying to learn how to implement a
> > > "raw" network point-to-point interface (i.e. no protocols, just data), but
> > > I'm having trouble understanding what I need to change or do.
> >
> > Implement just the hardware driver. Open an AF_PACKET socket to it
> 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 ... :)

Most of your questions should be answered in packet(7)

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