Subject: Re: PIM v2 for NetBSD
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 08/06/2001 20:15:06
>>>>> "Jun-ichiro" == Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Are there any options for setting up PIM v2 tunnels on NetBSD?
>> mrouted can not do this, I think.
Jun-ichiro> do you mean that the automagical tunnelling toward the
Jun-ichiro> rendezvous point, or something else? if the former, PIM
I'm on network X with ISP Y.
ISP Y connects to research lab Z, research lab Z has tons of multicast.
With mrouted, I'd make a DVMRP tunnel. Z isn't doing DVMRP anymore,
suggests PIM v2.
Jun-ichiro> daemon has to do some magic. the detail of the magic can be
Jun-ichiro> vary, normally it results in the use of raw IP socket. if
Jun-ichiro> the latter, how about gif(4)?
I see /usr/pkgsrc/net/pim6dd, will that work for IPv4 multicast?
(As emitted by IETF...)
I happen to already have V6 over gif to Z. Perhaps I should just try
that. But, I do not think that SDR and VAT are v6 ready yet? Nor is IETF
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