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Re: Interested in {Create an in-kernel API for "packet classes"}

On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Darren Reed <> 
> Indradip Ghosh wrote:
> > Hello Mentors,
> > This is Indradip, a Grad student at University of Texas at Arlington.
> >  I am interested to work on the project {Create an in-kernel API for
> > "packet classes"} .
> > My proposal is as follows:
> >
> >
>  ...
>  See my comments to Anish's idea...and to summarise...
>  To validate the project accomplishing a packet class API that is
> independant
>  of pf, it needs to be used by another consumer - ipfilter is a good
> candidate -
>  to prove that you've got the API right and not just a divided API for pf.

One thing that i struggle with. Does this mean that you need to modify
all the drivers to tag/label their packets?!

Or does it mean resurrecting old ALTQ classifier to have a generic way
of doing this and extend it to handle 802.11 or other classes?!


>  Darren

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