|author||Bart De Schuymer <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2002-08-06 17:25:33 +0000|
|committer||Bart De Schuymer <email@example.com>||2002-08-06 17:25:33 +0000|
clarify the word "hook". verb: attaching software onto a hook
Diffstat (limited to 'docs/br_fw_ia')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/docs/br_fw_ia/br_fw_ia.html b/docs/br_fw_ia/br_fw_ia.html
index 1e88c7d..bc58773 100644
@@ -112,8 +112,8 @@
There are five hooks defined in the Linux bridging code.
The sixth hook (BROUTING) is added by the <EM>ebtables</EM> patch.
- The hooks are places in the network
- code where software can hook itself in to process the
+ The hooks are specific places in the network
+ code on which software can attach itself to process the
packets/frames passing that hook.
@@ -154,7 +154,7 @@
Figures 2b and 2c give a clear view where the
- <EM>ebtables</EM> chains are hooked into the bridge code.
+ <EM>ebtables</EM> chains are attached onto the bridge hooks.
When an NIC enslaved to a bridge receives a frame, the frame
@@ -277,10 +277,10 @@
Figures 3a and 3b give a clear view where the
- <EM>iptables</EM> chains are hooked into the IP code. When the br-nf
+ <EM>iptables</EM> chains are attached onto the IP hooks. When the br-nf
patch is compiled into the kernel, the iptables chains are
- also hooked in the hooks of the bridging code. However,
- this does not mean that they are no longer hooked into their
+ also attached onto the hooks of the bridging code. However,
+ this does not mean that they are no longer attached onto their
standard IP code hooks. For IP packets that get into
contact with the bridging code, the br-nf patch will
decide in which place in the network code the <EM>iptables</EM>