Networking

This site covers Linux networking specific topics. It does not cover general networking questions, these are covered under the more general Wikipedia Computer Networks. See the External Links section for other useful resources.

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Protocols

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Device Performance Enhancements

Hardware

Security

Mobility

Administration

Testing

Resources

 

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Related Links

 

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2014 GSoC Driver Backports

Go back to the main GSoC Linux Foundation page

Mailing list

Join the kernel backports mailing list:

https://backports.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Mailing_list

Introduce yourself there and express your interest if you like. You can either chime in with your own ideas or pick one of the ones below.

IRC

We're on Freenode:

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Anonse a dziewczynki

Anonse towarzyskie były przez nich wykorzystywane jako przykrywka. 11 kobiety a mężczyzny oskarżyła Prokuratura Apelacyjna w Gdańsku o wyprowadzanie korzyści z nierządu. Pryncypał gangu zarządzał zanim a zastosował z dochodów także wtedy, gdy dotarł do więzienia. Jak oznajmił rzecznik prasowy gdańskiej prokuratury apelacyjnej Mariusz Marciniak, postępek oskarżenia w tej sprawie dotarł do terenowego głosu okręgowego.

XIMETA (ndas) support

at ximeta.com there are ancient linux driver files for ndas technology.  ndas are network enclosures/HD that connect your harddrives to the network via ethernet.  they do not use tcp/ip and have their own protocol (lpx) that ximeta owns.  ximeta is not willing to update the drivers on the website.  I have digged around for months trying to help people stuck with ndas devices.  most of them are dual booting with windows to get around the problem but why should us mighty linux users have to settle for this work around?

alx detailed iperf results

Test results

Here are the latest test results with different chipsets on the alx/atl1c Ethernet driver.

Kernel

Kernel 3.3.0+ / alx

Test Platform

ASUS P5QPL-AM(Desktop)

Ethernet hardware specifications

Hardware specifications

We strongly encourage all hardware vendors to make their programming guides and register specifications publicly available. The following documentation is available for free public download.

alx

alx Ethernet driver

This is the home page of the Linux Qualcomm Atheros alx Ethernet driver.

Device support

Updated on March 05, 2013:

Ethernet

Linux Kernel Ethernet

This page documents Ethernet drivers on the Linux kernel. Typically Ethernet drivers are documented through the Documentation/ section of the kernel. This page is for those drivers that choose to document themselves through a wiki rather than plain text ASCII files. This follows the tradition of documentation followed by the wireless subsystem.

Ethernet drivers

Here is the list of our wiki-documented Ethernet drivers. alx - Qualcomm Atheros (QCA) Ethernet driver.

IPsec overview by Rami Rosen

IPSec overview by Rami Rosen

Rami Rosen website

You can find some more info about IPSec here: networkoverview

RPM commands

RPM package is a powerful utility to manage the software in all major Linux distributions.  RPMs can be used to,

  • Install packages
  • Remove packages
  • Upgrade packages
  • Verify packages

Here are some useful command to manage RPM packages,

 

1. Getting detailed information about the package httpd

rpm -qi httpd

iproute2

tcp_memory_documentation

ipv4


IPv4 - The Standard Internet Protocol

ipv6


IPv6 - The Next Generation Internet Protocol

URL: USAGI Project - Linux IPv6 Development Project -

etcnet

/etc/net is a new way to configure networks. It is designed to let you use all modern Linux network technologies in a convenient way. The best way to learn /etc/net is to look at examples, which I will try to provide for most technologies mentioned at LinuxNet pages.
You can find more information at the project's home page and freshmeat page.

linuxnet_talk:community_portal

I created a bridge that include eth0 and the bridge in preparation to setup Qemu with a bridged interace to the network.
ifconfig eth0 0.0.0.0 promisc up
brctl addbr br
ifconfig br 172.16.2.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 up
I have echoed 1 in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/eth0/proxy_arp

I finish setting this up and evrything is fine. I ping the default gateway of the machine in the network attached to the eth0 interface and I get excellent replies.

Here is the problem, I vnc to 172.16.2.1 and once I do that, I loose communication with 172.16.2.1.

d-itg

vlan

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