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SubjectRe: of ethernet names (was [PATCH] Futex Asynchronous
Brad Hards wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jun 2002 07:44, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
>>Actually, networking is moving in the direction described --
>>yes, as Linus points out, we will need the magic ioctl stuff for back
>>compat.
>>But the main way to communicate with a net device is netlink, already a
>>chardev. ifconfig actually should be updated to use netlink.
>
> Is there any documentation on the netlink API, beyond UTSL(iproute)?
> Reference would be good, but a tutorial would be ideal.


I don't know of any... Alexey/DaveM/Jamal are probably the best people
to ask.

Jeff




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