Analyzing Network buffers
subhasish_ghosh_mail at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 11 03:44:45 PDT 2003
Hi everyone... I am preparing a coursework for
submission at my university...the subject
of my work is "The Design and Implementation of
Network Management Buffers in 4.4BSD derivative
operating system Kernels and Linux" and I wanted to
know whether someone here could help in some way or
Technically speaking.. I would like to talk
1. How TCP/IP datagrams are broken into network stacks
in BSDs and Linux kernels.
2. Basically an in-depth analysis of "mbuf" and
"sk_buff" buffer data structures in BSD and Linux
3. More IMPORTANTLY.. how "sk_buff" operations differ
from "mbuf" operations...
4. Which one is better??? sk_buff or mbuf data
I have in-depth OS internal and working knowledge
of FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Linux and SunSolaris...if someone
can help in someway or the other... it would be of
Everyone take care....
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