Subject: Re: How insert a network module?
To: elmar gerdes <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/28/2003 23:46:46
On Sat, Oct 25, 2003 at 01:51:26AM +0200, elmar gerdes wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to insert a module into the network protocol stack.
> Can I write it as an LKM?  How can I make some network source code
> (e.g. the bridging stuff) result in an LKM?

It depends on where you want to place it in the network protocol stack.
Things like filters can be loaded as lkm (maybe ipfiler can,
there's also a port of PF as LKM around).
For highter-level protocols (e.g. IP) I don't think it's possible for now.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference