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SubjectRe: when is alloc_skb called
On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 03:29:14PM -0600, Sushant Sharma wrote:
> Hi All
> I want to know which are the evnets
> that can lead to the calling of alloc_skb
> function which is used to allocate sk_buff.
> Arrival and departure of packet are 2 events
> which I know. Are there any other events/cases
> which can lead to alloc_skb(...) function call in kernel.

Some non-network related drivers use skb's for non-network related
things (ieee1394 is one such abuser).

Debian -
Linux 1394 -
Subversion -
WatchGuard -
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