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

From: Brad Hards (
Date: Mon Jun 10 2002 - 21:34:31 EST

On Tue, 11 Jun 2002 12:25, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Brad Hards <> writes:
> > I simply don't grok those pages. I also note caveats about
> > incompleteness, and recommendation to use libnetlink, which is also not
> > documented much.
> I'm sorry you don't like my manpages.
Make no mistake. I do like them. I am relying on them now. I just need more
explanation and examples.

> I also wrote some manpages on libnetlink, but for some reason they were
> never merged in the main distribution so you can only find them in the SuSE
> rpm or at (source) or
> (formatted manpage)
> Jamal Hadi wrote a ietf draft on netlink. I don't know if it's publicly
> available (if yes probably somewhere on it describes quite
> a lot of basic concepts in netlink/rtnetlink although in a bit foreign
> to linux terminology.
Thanks again. Found it at

> I also did a presentation on netlink and related topics at previous to
> last year's Ottawa Linux symposium which may be also helpful. The slides
> are at
Its all coming together. Thanks again.

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