Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 06.09.2011 19:07, Lars Ellenberg wrote: > The basic problem: if the link goes away because of one node chaning its > IP, we cannot possibly do a dns lookup from kernel space... > Well, we could. But that would be a good reason to kick us out of the > kernel and never talk to us again ;) Yes, if you did that in kernel space, I guess. But apparently there is an interface to let user space handle name lookups, see Documentation/networking/dns_resolver.txt in recent kernel sources. It seems to be used in CIFS and NFS. Ciao Andi