In article <OF6E7E4DFA.6824D151-ON87256E1D.006A89B5@xxxxxxxxxx> (at Fri, 16 Jan
2004 11:41:59 -0800), Shirley Ma <xma@xxxxxxxxxx> says:
> Yes. radvd should provide all these information. But radvd doesn't support
> this right now. I talked to someone who is patching SNMP to support new IP
> MIBs, he said it's better to support this through netlink, since netlink
> supports all other MIBs. Does netlink support user-user communication?
Yes, netlink is one option and is possibly a good candidate.
I believe netlink supports user-user communication and
rtadvd can use it to provide information to other entities.
> Anyway I will talk to radvd maintainers to ask them to support this if you
> think this netlink notification is not needed.
I do not think netlink RA notification is required in kernel.
What you (or the radvd maintainer) need to do is to
allocate some constants and structures for the message.
Hideaki YOSHIFUJI @ USAGI Project <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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