Linux networking made easy
Sep 27, 2010, 12:34 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Graham Morrison)
"Ten years ago, most of us thought we would be able to live a
full and happy life without worrying about whether we were getting
maximum throughput across our networks, or whether the
point-to-point latency on our machines would preclude us from
popular gaming. But things have changed.
"Televisions, games consoles and Linux machines all vie for IP
addresses and bandwidth, usually on the same network, with poor
wiring, poor layout and do-it-yourself support. Which is where we
"The Linux platform is the direct result of this network
connectivity. It's an operating system that was designed from the
first line of the kernel to talk to another kernel, and as a
result, it's the perfect network troubleshooting platform."