Subject: Re: Dynamic registry of ehternet frame types
To: Ian Fry <Ian.Fry@sophos.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/12/2003 11:14:47
On Nov 12, 2003, at 11:09 AM, Ian Fry wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 10:08:51AM -0800, Bill Studenmund wrote:
>> Network stack LKMs would be very nice. I understand FreeBSD has
>> them, so we should be able to find some prior art for this.
> I think Netgraph lets you do this on FreeBSD, but can you do it with a
> non-Netgraph enabled kernel?
> Anybody got any thoughts about how easy/difficult it would be to
> bring in/port Netgraph to NetBSD?
Wasabi has a port of Netgraph in its modified NetBSD tree. However,
not all of the modules have been tested, and I also don't think that
it's really the right direction to go. I'd rather that the entire
network stack be made generic enough to provide Netgraph-like
functionality without having to use a bolt-on. (Netgraph's integration
is... not very clean, even in FreeBSD...)
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>