The netlink-connector interface
netlink-connector interface allows communication through the kernel Netlink connector.
See also netlink-driver and netlink-audit.
See Interface management and Supported interfaces for further details on how interfaces are used.
As NETLINK_CONNECTOR is not finely mediated and app-specific, use of this interface allows communications via all Netlink connectors. See Kernel connector (on kernel.org) for further details.
Requires snapd version 2.26+.
The snap of the usbtop kernel module, used to monitor the bandwidth of USB buses and devices, uses the netlink-audit interface:
The source code for this interface is in the snapd repository:
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