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  1. #1
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    Jul 2005


    i want to write tool like ifconfig
    can i get some info on how to regester ip address in kernel network stack?
    please ur small info may help me a lot atleast point some header files in kernel where i can get info about this.

  2. #2
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    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    I don't know the exact interface, but I do know that it is done via ioctls on sockets (you create an AF_INET socket, and then carry out certain SIOC ioctls on it). The best place to look for the exact interface would probably be the source code for ifconfig.

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