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Re: [vox-tech] bypass linux native tcp stack
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Re: [vox-tech] bypass linux native tcp stack

If you're interested in ethertap, sheep_net, and TAP/TUN, you might 
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>Check out the ethertap device in the linux kernel for generation of raw
>ethernet frames.
>Programs like BasiliskII (Apple Macintosh Emulator) can use the ethertap
>device (tap0). This allows a MacOS TCP/IP stack within BasiliskII to write
>to the datalink layer and bypass the internal TCP/IP stack used by the
>general linux system. Basilisk also ships with "sheep_net" kernel module
>you can compile to do something much like what you get with ethertap.
>check out netlink support (CONFIG_NETLINK) and CONFIG_ETHERTAP in the
>kernel as config options.
>Ethertap is degraded as it is being replaced by TAP/TUN. More
>Hope this is what you are looking for.
>Version: 3.12
>GCS/CM$/IT$/LS$/S/O$ !d--(++) !s !a+++(-----) C++$(++++) U++++$(+$) P+$>+++
>L+++$(++) E W+++$(+) N+ o K w+$>++>+++ O-@ M+$ V-$>- !PS !PE Y+ !PGP
>t@-(++) 5+@ X@ R- tv- b++ DI+++ D+ G--@ e+>++>++++ h(++)>+ r*>? z?
>------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------
>decode: http://www.ebb.org/ungeek/ about: http://www.geekcode.com/geek.html
>      Systems Department Operating Systems Analyst for the SSU Library
>On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Ganesh  Subramaniam wrote:
>>  I have 'nt got into details of Linux tcp/ip architecture. Can someone tell
>>  me how coupled is the socket layer in linux with its native tcp/ip stack. Is
>>  it possible for me to make the linux socket layer bypass the native tcp/ip
>>  stack and communicate with some other layer (say another tcpip
>>  implementation) , without affecting the existing applications. Would
>>  appreciate some pointers,discussions on this subject.
>>  Thanks a lot !
>>  Ganesh
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