Subject: Re: active-filter with pppoe
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Markus Kranz <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/05/2004 17:00:08
Martin Husemann wrote:
> No. I'm open to good suggestion how this could be handled. The only not
> too hackish solution I could thing of so far is to have one of the
> pfilter points in the upper parts of the stack, if the packet is not
> dropped
> by the filter, use the incoming interface pointer and set a "last accepted
> traffic" timestamp on that interface.

First of all thanks for your quick answer.
I'm not very familiar with NetBSD internals, but wouldn't it be possible to
have a kind of cloned device that controls idle timer only? Filtering could
be done by ipfilter. Please forget it if it's total nonsense...


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