|author||Stephen Hemminger <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2006-06-05 17:30:32 -0700|
|committer||David S. Miller <email@example.com>||2006-06-17 21:29:31 -0700|
[TCP]: TCP Probe congestion window tracing
This adds a new module for tracking TCP state variables non-intrusively using kprobes. It has a simple /proc interface that outputs one line for each packet received. A sample usage is to collect congestion window and ssthresh over time graphs. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <email@example.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/Kconfig')
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/net/Kconfig b/net/Kconfig
index 4193cdcd3ae..ff0db804eed 100644
@@ -215,6 +215,21 @@ config NET_PKTGEN
To compile this code as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called pktgen.
+ tristate "TCP connection probing"
+ depends on INET && EXPERIMENTAL && PROC_FS && KPROBES
+ This module allows for capturing the changes to TCP connection
+ state in response to incoming patckets. It is used for debugging
+ TCP congestion avoidance modules. If you don't understand
+ what was just said, you don't need it: say N.
+ Documentation on how to use the packet generator can be found
+ at http://linux-net.osdl.org/index.php/TcpProbe
+ To compile this code as a module, choose M here: the
+ module will be called tcp_probe.