On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 12:19:02AM +0100, Luigi Rizzo wrote: > In porting the kernel openvswitch code to FreeBSD we > have implemented netlink sockets, so we need to pick a > number to use for AF_NETLINK/PF_NETLINK in the messages. > > Obviously we'd like ovs to be loadable as a module on existing > kernels, so i wonder if there are any restrictions on what we > can use -- specifically, whether we should make sure that > > AF_NETLINK < AF_MAX > > or that is irrelevant.
I asked this question a couple of month ago to Alfred (who did the reservation stuff) exactly for AF_NETLINK which I planned to implement here is his answer: | You want to take 38. | | The next person should take 40. | | All odds until 133 are allocated for vendors and should not be used by FreeBSD | code. regards, Bapt
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