Subject: Re: Tap(4) interface in NetBSD?
To: Brian Buhrow <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/27/2003 17:05:44
On Sun, Apr 27, 2003 at 08:06:47AM -0700, Brian Buhrow wrote:
> 	Hello folks.  I'm wondering if there is an equivalent of FreeBSD's
> tap(4) device in NetBSD?   the tap(4) pseudo-device allows a user program
> to pretend to be an ethernet interface to the system.

Not in the tree, but look at if_hub for the vmnet module, used in the
VMware pkg. I derived it from if_tun, it has similar functionality.

It's in othersrc/vmware-modules/source/vmnet

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                                  
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