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  1. #1

    How to send rtnetlink message from kernel space to create IP route

    Hi All,

    I am working on a Linux kernel module; one of the functionality being to create IPv4 routes from kernel. I could find lot of material on user-kernel space interaction but nothing that describes a kernel module, which uses rtnetlink to create ip route.

    After a bit of digging in kernel code, I could find the following apis - kernel_sendmsg, sock_create_kern. Can anyone point to some links where I can find relevant info.

    Many Thanks

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    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Not sure if this helps.
    compile networking stack kernel module

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