developerWorks: Networking Improvements in the 2.6 Kernel
Mar 10, 2004, 06:15 (0 Talkback[s])
"The new Linux 2.6 kernel offers many improvements over the 2.4
version. One area of technical advancement is in the kernel
networking options. Although there are enhancements in most of the
files associated with the networking options, this article focuses
on major feature improvements and additions that affect entire
sections rather than on specific files.
"Specifically, in this article we will address improvements to
the Networking File System (NFS) and Internet Protocol Security
(IPSec). We will also meet two new members of the TCP/IP protocol
family, Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) and Internet
Protocol version 6 (IPv6)..."