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RE: Implementation of Data Link Layer protocols

I think RAW sockets should provide data Link layer level interface.  Look
into the man for socket or search for RAW sockets on web. there is a good
tutorial out there.

-----Original Message-----
From: Amit Goel [mailto:nonu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, October 09, 2000 11:37 PM
To: linux-india-programmers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [LIP] Implementation of Data Link Layer protocols

> Data Link Layer protocols.
> AFAICT, for communication between two machines, sockets cannot be used in
> this case as use of TCP or UDP sockets would mean the use of a Transport
> Network Layer service respectively which is not allowed as only services

Of course using sockets means u r using transport layer services and
programming application layer.
if u implement sockets that means u r using ip layer and programming
transport layer.

If u want to write at data link layer .. consider implementing ppp.c or


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