Subject: Re: ioctl(BIOC[GS]HDRCMPLT) on bpf
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 11/01/1999 16:42:09
> > > I'm just curious, which application uses BIOC[GS]HDRCMPLT?
> > > (allows you to inject layer 2 header on bpf writes)
> > > Or is it mainly for experiments? It looks it was added between
> > > 1.39 to 1.40.
> >It's for implementing protocols in userspace which require "spoofing"
> >the MAC source address... e.g. some Cisco bridge-bridge communication
> >protocols, Apollo Netman, etc.
> Yup, I understand what is it for, I was curious about any program
> using this. Thanks anyway.
at the very least, there is a Netman daemon out there.
Chris Demetriou - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.