3. Kernel Implementation of Sockets

  1. Sameer Seth and
  2. M. Ajaykumar Venkatesulu

Published Online: 29 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470377833.ch3

TCP/IP Architecture, Design, and Implementation in Linux

TCP/IP Architecture, Design, and Implementation in Linux

How to Cite

Seth, S. and Venkatesulu, M. A. (2008) Kernel Implementation of Sockets, in TCP/IP Architecture, Design, and Implementation in Linux, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470377833.ch3

Author Information

  1. Bangalore, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470147733

Online ISBN: 9780470377833

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Keywords:

  • kernel implementation of sockets;
  • protocol socket registration;
  • flow of control for socket implementation in kernel

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Socket Layer

  • VFS and Socket

  • Protocol Socket Registration

  • struct inet_protosw

  • Socket Organization in the Kernel

  • Socket

  • inet_create

  • Flow Diagram for Socket Call

  • Summary