Subject: Re: NetBSD vs. RFC 1241
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.ORG>
From: None <is@Beverly.Rhein.DE>
Date: 09/20/1997 12:09:03
Matthias Scheler (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: In article <199709180010.RAA03003@skank.juniper.net>,
: Dennis Ferguson <email@example.com> writes:
: > This isn't the same thing.
: Are you sure about that?
: > IP multicast uses IP protocol 4 encapsulation (i.e. IPPROTO_IPIP), as does
: > IP mobility.
: Because the Linux uses IPIP, from "linux/drivers/net/new_tunnel.c":
: iph->protocol = IPPROTO_IPIP;
: > RFC 1241 is IP protocol 98 encapsulation (i.e. IPPROTO_ENCAP).
: Or maybe the documentation of the Linux tunnel driver is wrong?
: Anyway, what I need is IPIP what would conflict with the multicast
: tunneling. :-(
Find out what they are really doing.
IP in IP (current RFC is 2003, older 1863 or similar) is a different
protocol from RFC 1241 (which uses more header information).
If they do RFC 1241 over IP in IP protocols, somebody needs to be
sent to... 10 years involuntary spam deletion works at UUNET.