Subject: Re: Tap(4) interface in NetBSD?
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/27/2003 18:42:19
On Sun, Apr 27, 2003 at 05:05:44PM +0200, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> 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.

Maybe it would be a good idea to include this functionality in if_tun ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference