[ILUG] Re: tcpdump and CONFIG_PACKET modular
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Tue Feb 14 10:27:55 GMT 2006
On 14 Feb 2006, at 10:08, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>> Found it (af_packet) - go back to sleep :-)
Couldn't sleep Padraig?
> Strange core functionality like that is a module?
That's what I thought too.
> I wonder is it is it using CONFIG_PACKET_MMAP?
Yes, it is.
> I wrote a packet capture app 3 years ago now using af_packet,
I'm using libnids and libpcap - no idea if either of those uses
af_packet to do their thing, though I suspect they must if the app.
won't work without loading the af_packet module.
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