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Historical notes


Netlink is a flexible, robust, wire-format communications channel typically used for kernel to user communication although it can also be used for user to user and kernel to kernel communications.



Test Tools

There are a wide range of tools available for measuring network performance. Common ones are:


Wireless networking in Linux is really easy to use. The wireless-tools allow to explore and configure wireless network.



UFO (UDP Fragmentation Offload)


By default Mediawiki turns on the "nofollow" in all references so spam is pointless, but that doesn't seem to stop anyone.

This site has some spam blocking suggestions from Bryce Harrington


Please ignore my following comment, I didn't see you already have mentioned the VLAN accelaration part...

regarding the last section, I haven't checked 2.6 kernel, but in 2.4 kernel, it does not like that it is always the case you replace net_if_rx() with vlan_hwaccel_rx(), in fact, seems to me only those interfaces support "hardware accelaration" uses the latter.


What was the purpose of this last edit, 00:18, 18 April 2007 by JyqXan, it seems to remove large chunks of the text for no apparent reason? Unless JyqXan has an explanation I propose we revert the latest change.

There are a few of these random mutilations going on by randomly named users. No idea why! I think I might have accidentaly marked this as patrolled but don't know how to reverse. User:Imcdnzl

Okay, thanks both for the explanation and the fix.

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