Subject: Re: What is the gre pseudo-device? Wjy would it make PPTP break?
To: cube <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/2002 11:24:16
On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 11:38:09PM +0200, cube wrote:

> PoPToP could create and use a gre interface and let the kernel manage the
> encapsulation, which would require the compilation of gre into the kernel.

The pkg should be changed to try this (it is far superior from a perfomance
point of view) and only fall back to the (current) userland way if the ioctl
creating the gre interface fails (i.e. no "pseudo-device gre" is compiled
into the kernel).