Subject: Re: Moving ethfoo in the main tree
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/14/2004 07:32:33
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On Dec 13, 2004, at 6:58 AM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> I was also thinking about adding a link2 flag to tun(4) to turn on 
> ethernet
> emulation. I don't know how this would play with the ethernet layer.
> I think an ethernet device needs to be registered here at creation 
> time,
> and can't be attached/detached from the ethernet layer at a later time.
> But I didn't look deeply at this.

How about using ifmedia to determine the link type to emulate in tun?

I think it's silly to have tun and ethfoo in the tree... and I think 
ethfoo is a bad name for something that's not merely an example.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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