Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> Hi all,
>> without letting the cat out of the committee's bag, Stephen Hemminger one
> of the kernel developers employed by the Linux Foundation is currently
> visiting the Hamilton Institute in Maynooth and we're hoping to organise a
> talk in Dublin some time in the first week or two of August.
>>http://developer.osdl.org/shemminger/blog/>> So he has time to prepare, he has asked for some guidance as to what people
> would like to hear about. Possible topics include:
>> - TCP in linux
> - wireless in linux
> - virtualised networks
> - ethernet device drivers
>> You might also get some ideas from flicking through his blog though he
> readily admits it's not that thorough.
>> Any preferences on topics to cover? Preferably from people who plan to
> attend of course :-)
>Writing ethernet Device drivers. It feels like trying to hit a stealth
fighter with an air gun, when it needs to work on more than one Kernel
version. It feels like writing a device driver for 6 or 7 OSes. Then
there is PCMCIA, mini-PCI, USB and Express card interfaces.
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