Re: TCP/IP with virtual device dsn0 experience?

Alan Cox (
Thu, 27 Feb 1997 19:16:21 +0000 (GMT)

> kernel interfaces, but discovered the the kernel's higher-level network
> code had changed such that only one application at a time could open a
> SOCK_PACKET for any specific socket type, which prevented the whole scheme
> from working.

It isnt supposed to have been. Are you sure about this ?

> Has this behaviour of SOCK_PACKET changed since circa 1.3.70? If so,
> dosnet.c could be modified to work with new kernels. (Of course, if
> somebody's already done this I may be flapping my jaw needlessly. :)

Its changed a bit in that you can bind() them and pass protocol id hints
when you want (eg for PPP)