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SubjectRe: Sending IP datagrams
Josef E. Galea wrote:
> Scott Feldman wrote:
>> On Mar 7, 2005, at 3:48 PM, Josef E. Galea wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Is there any way, other than socket buffers, to send IP datagrams
>>> from a kernel module? If yes, can you please point me to some good
>>> tutorial or sample code
>> See net/core/pktgen.c for an example.
>> -scott
> AFAIK that module uses socket buffers (struct sk_buff) to send the
> packets. I was asking whether there was another way to send the IP
> datagrams.

The sk_buf is the thing you send to network drivers, it doesn't get
any more basic unless you are hacking a particular driver and DMA'ing memory
or something like that...

Maybe you should explain what you are really trying to do?


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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