> How would it be helpful to make TCP a seperate module? I always
> understood TCP as an integral part of functioning IP support. It seems
> that it would be easier to just make the IP modular seeing as it is rather
> small. My IPv6 module is 133k and I don't see how IPv4 could be much if
> at all bigger (basic support).
> > For the project I am working, it would be cool if TCP would be a kernel
> > module (separate from IP).
> > Is that possible?
> > What other mess would this drag with?
> > Did anybody work in this direction yet?
Well, what if you do not need TCP/IP in boot time? Or maybe you need IP,
you do not need TCP.
Think about the project of putting linux kernel into a bios. You want to
as much as possible. I guess that's why they made IDE as a kernel module