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QoS API for Linux

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I want to create a solution for Linux where I dynamically (through an API) can change the QoS in the system. What API would be the prefered way of doing it in?

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In RH8 (kernel 2.4), the queuing disciplines were configurable through netlink sockets. For an example of use, you may have a look at the source code of the tc tool (from iproute2 package).

An overview of netlink sockets is available at http://qos.ittc.ukans.edu/netlink/html/

I don't know if there are easier APIs on recent linux versions.
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