Subject: Re: [ Re: Moving ethfoo in the main tree]
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/13/2004 19:41:02
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Well, no it doens't work too well. simh uses /dev/bpf to get or inject
> packets on the network, with the bad side effect that it can't communicate
> with his host (I had to patch 1.6 to get this working) If it uses a ethfoo
> device, you can either bridge it to the real ethernet device, or NAT it, or
> route it, ... much more flexible.

Um, yes. I didn't want to say that whatever simh-vax does is better than 
ethfoo. By what I understand of ethfoo now, it really seems superior, and 
I need to find time to play with it!

  - Hubert

NetBSD - Free AND Open!      (And of course secure, portable, yadda yadda)