InterNode Protocol support for Linux

Why bother?

There are several reasons why I wrote this and why you should consider using it:


The patch is currently succesfully used on several systems. Keep in mind however that this is a work in progress.
Versions 001 and 002 had some problems with propagating negative routes, this should be fixed in version 003. Since version 003 multiple local interfaces are supported and it is possible to set their mnemonics right. Version 004 has a fix for a rtt/rif race and can send out multiple negative routes in one RIF.


Getting started

INP specification

The following sections will go into the specification of the protocol which unfortunatly isn't as clear as it should be. It can be found at:

Integration with the existing NET/ROM stack


Route Propagation

Copyright (c) 2001 by Jeroen Vreeken (