Subject: Re: Notification of kernel "events".
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
Date: 01/13/1999 19:32:16
firstname.lastname@example.org (Darren Reed) writes:
>It occurred to me, in an email elsewhere, that parts of the kernel might
>like to be "notified" when an event occurs in another part of the kernel.
>For example, a network interface going up/down or changing IP address might
>be of interest to another part of the kernel. My motivation here is that
>IP Filter would do well to know when these events occur, but maybe there
>would be other benefits too.
Changes to the interfaces cause messages to be sent to the routing socket(s).
Maybe that helps you.
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