Re: netlink

From: jimmy (
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 12:08:51 EST

Nelson wrote:
> hi,
> just to make sure,
> what i actually need is the link state change detection.
> When the link is up or when the link goes down, would it be detected and
> triggered an interrupt?

Can you not use something similar to iproute2? It uses the netlink socket
to detect changes in routing table/link state change etc.
I think you do a recvmsg on the netlink socket and see if it is
a link state change. You can get more info on iproute2 at

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