Category Archives: Computer Network

Massively Distributed Systems I (One Semester at RWTH Aachen)

Posted in kerneltrap.org on December 27, 2009 – 11:22pm The course in Massively Distributed Systems I: Peer-to-peer makes me able to appreciate the power of P2P networking in providing a scalable censorship-resistant robust network as well as the basic know-how … Continue reading

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Setting up an NTP Gateway

Posted in kerneltrap.org on April 13, 2009 – 1:56pm The other day when I was fiddling with JobScheduler, I realized that my development machine’s system clock lagged by about 8 seconds behind that of the server machine that hosted the … Continue reading

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ITU-T v.250: Modem AT Commands

Posted in kerneltrap.org on March 18, 2009 – 1:03pm While googling for a standard that describes the complete SMS AT commands, I landed on Wikipedia’s article on ITU-T V-Series Recommendations. The keyword that I used was `itu-t v.25ter’ since I … Continue reading

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What is the purpose of having a networking stack?

Posted in kerneltrap.org on January 13, 2009 – 9:14am When studying computer networking, the term logical networking stack is often heard. The most famous example will be ISO OSI’s logical networking stack that consists of seven layers, which are: – … Continue reading

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