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NDISwrapper - in user space?

NDISwrapper - in user space?

Posted Nov 17, 2005 14:22 UTC (Thu) by mcatkins (guest, #4270)
Parent article: 4K stacks - again

I don't know much about this but...:

Wouldn't it be possible to move NDISwrapper into user space?

TAP, or somesuch, could shim the network device access. Getting
access to the hardware would be the tricky part, although it should
be fairly easy for USB dongles, and various mapping tricks
might work for 'normal' devices.

Of course, in userspace stack size is not much of an issue...

Martin


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