Asynchronous Transfer Mode
Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1 or higher, August 2000

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This manual is for experienced UNIX kernel programmers responsible for writing Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) device drivers and kernel modules. It describes the Compaq Tru64TM UNIX ATM subsystem, how to configure the subsystem, and how to use the ATM kernel interfaces.


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