[Haifux] [HAIFUX LECTURE] Sockets in the Linux Kernel (2) - Rami Rosen

Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda ladypine at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 23:10:21 MSD 2009

On Monday, August 17th, Haifux's 10th birthday, at 18:30, with the
airconditioner on, Haifux will gather to hear Rami Rosen
talk about:

   Sockets in the Linux Kernel (2)

We will deal with the implementation the following sockets in the Linux

   - Raw sockets.
   - Unix Domain sockets.
   - Netlink sockets.
   - SCTP sockets.

We will discuss the following topics:

   - how raw sockets are used in the familiar "ping" and "traceroute" utils.

   - The usage of Unix domain sockets as an IPC (Inter process
   communication) mechanism.
   - Netlink sockets as a messaging subsystem between kernel and userspace
   (including rtnetlink and generic netlink)
   - examples demonstratting Netlink sockets usage
   - SCTP sockets : one-to-one style and one-to-many style.

This lecture is the sixth in the Linux Kernel networking lecture series; it
a sequel to the following lectures:

   - Linux Kernel Networking: <http://www.haifux.org/lectures/172/>
   - Advanced Linux Kernel Networking - Neighboring Subsystem;
   - IPv6 in the Linux Kernel (Advanced Linux Kernel
   - Wireless in Linux: <http://www.haifux.org/lectures/206/>
   - Sockets in the Linux Kernel <http://www.haifux.org/lectures/217/>:

Slides: http://haifux.org/lectures/219/netLec6.pdf

We meet in Taub building, room 6. For instructions see:
Attendance is free, and you are all invited!
Future lectures:
26/10/2009  Social and Cultural perspective on the Israeli FOSS
community: Liora
Shlomi <lioras%20%20ATSIGN%20gmail.com> 26/10/2009

We are always interested in hearing your talks and ideas. If you wish
to give a talk, hold a discussion, or just plan some event haifux
might be interested in, please contact us at webmaster at haifux.org
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