Re: of ethernet names (was [PATCH] Futex Asynchronous

From: Randy.Dunlap (
Date: Mon Jun 10 2002 - 18:36:28 EST

On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Brad Hards wrote:

| On Tue, 11 Jun 2002 09:20, Paul Menage wrote:
| > In article <>,
| >
| > you write:
| > >Is there any documentation on the netlink API, beyond UTSL(iproute)?
| > >Reference would be good, but a tutorial would be ideal.
| >
| > The man pages for netlink(3), netlink(7), rtnetlink(3) and rtnetlink(7)
| > give a basic reference.
| Unfortunately my brain is not on the same level and scope as Alexey or davem.
| I simply don't grok those pages. I also note caveats about incompleteness, and
| recommendation to use libnetlink, which is also not documented much.

Hi Brad,

There was an announcement earlier today of some networking
documentation. I think that it's still in its early stages, though.

>From the 'netdev' list:


I am working on a doc on "Networking Subsystem" in the Linux kernel.
is part of the "Linux Kernel documentation project" (

Chapter 2 of this doc is almost complete. I was hoping for some feedback
on this doc. Its available at

Only Chapter 2 has been started as of now, its nearing completion.

I am looking for feedback on the contents, the general feel of the book,
flow.. etc. Any kind of feedback actually.

Thank you


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