Internet stack

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An Internet Stack is the part in the kernel that takes care of networking. Below is a chart on what the network stack looks like on OpenBSD:

Network-stack.jpg

Credits to this image goes to Claudio Jeker of OpenBSD who wrote this public paper describing these parts nicely.