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Understanding Linux Network Internals: Guided Tour to Networking on Linux

by Benvenuti, Christian
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Benvenuti, Christian Understanding Linux Network Internals: Guided Tour to Networking on Linux
Benvenuti, Christian - Understanding Linux Network Internals: Guided Tour to Networking on Linux

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If you've ever wondered how Linux carries out the complicated tasks assigned to it by the IP protocols -- or if you just want to learn about modern networking through real-life examples -- Understanding Linux Network Internals is for you.

Like the popular O'Reilly book, Understanding the Linux Kernel, this book clearly explains the underlying concepts and teaches you how to follow the actual C code that implements it. Although some background in the TCP/IP protocols is helpful, you can learn a great deal from this text about the protocols themselves and their uses. And if you already have a base knowledge of C, you can use the book's code walkthroughs to figure out exactly what this sophisticated part of the Linux kernel is doing.

Part of the difficulty in understanding networks -- and implementing them -- is that the tasks are broken up and performed at many different times by different pieces of code. One of the strengths of this book is to integrate the pieces and reveal the relationships between far-flung functions and data structures. Understanding Linux Network Internals is both a big-picture discussion and a no-nonsense guide to the details of Linux networking. Topics include:
* Key problems with networking
* Network interface card (NIC) device drivers
* System initialization
* Layer 2 (link-layer) tasks and implementation
* Layer 3 (IPv4) tasks and implementation
* Neighbor infrastructure and protocols (ARP)
* Bridging
* Routing
* ICMP

Author Christian Benvenuti, an operating system designer specializing in networking, explains much more than how Linux code works. He shows the purposes of major networking features and the trade-offs involved in choosing one solution over another. A large number of flowcharts and other diagrams enhance the book's understandability.

Contributors

Author:
Benvenuti, Christian

Further information

Media Type:
Taschenbuch
Publisher:
O'Reilly and Associates
Number of Pages:
1035

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Release date:
08 January 2006
Package Dimensions:
0.232 x 0.178 x 0.046 m; 1.802 kg
GTIN:
09780596002558
DUIN:
241HHOOE3TJ
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