An intro to using eBPF to filter packets in the Linux kernel

Posted by bob on Sep 12, 2017 3:51 AM EDT
Opensource.com; By Pratyush Anand
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In 1992, Steven McCanne and Van Jacobson from Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory proposed a solution forĀ BSD Unix systems for minimizing unwanted network packet copiesĀ to user space by implementing an in-kernel packet filter known as Berkeley Packet Filter (BPF). In 1997, it was introduced in Linux kernel version 2.1.75.

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