Re: Multicast netlink for non-root process

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 16:23:06 EST

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 02:13:30PM -0700, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 11:02:22PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> >
> > There used to be a reason for it (ask Alexey for details), but it has gone.
> > It should be safe now to remove it I think.
> >
> > -Andi
> Ok, so let's ask Alexey ;-)

I think the reason was that at some point there was no proper receive
buffer management in place for netlink multicast. But that should be long fixed.

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