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Understanding The Linux Kernel's BPF In-Kernel Virtual Machine

Mar 04, 2015, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

BPF continues marching forward as a universal, in-kernel virtual machine for the Linux kernel. The Berkeley Packet Filter was originally designed for network packet filtering but has since been extended as eBPF to support other non-network subsystems via the bpf syscall. Here's some more details on this in-kernel virtual machine.

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