Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Fri Jun 4 02:30:29 PDT 2004

On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 09:21:25AM +0100, sigsegv at wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Jun 2004 14:21:38 +0600, Yuriy Coureelo <cgg at> wrote:
> >Dear Sir!
> >
> >I have a FreeBSD TCP/IP stack. Trying to understand IP program
> >realization. I am interested in everything like "struct mbuf", "mbuf
> >cluster" and so on. How frames transferred from ethernet driver to ip
> >layer. ether_demux(), ipinput() functions.
> >
> Have a look at the book written by Richard Stevens "The Implementation 
> (TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 2)" here is a link:
> I haven't read the book, so I don't know if it has what you're asking, but 
> I know the book describes BSD TCP/IP implementation in details

Stevens is good, but if you need a more FreeBSD specific reference,
then try McKusick and Neville-Neil on "The Design and Implementation
of the FreeBSD Operating System".  You can order it already, but it's
not actually going to be published until August.



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