Subject: Re: tun and ipv6
To: None <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/15/2006 21:35:37 writes:

> Hi list
> rpaulo@ added some preliminary code to add ipv6 support to tun. But
> currently, it is only possible to have ipv6 support into "tunnel mode". 
> To solve this issue, I think we can use an implementation like obsd or
> fbsd : they preprend the packet with the af_family of the packet, so they
> can retrieve the family of the packet.
> A patch which implements this idea is attached. I don't have tested
> it.

You can test it using Miredo (

> Please excuse me if they are some errors, it is my first kernel
> patch.

Well, if it works with Miredo, I think we can integrate it.


  Rui Paulo			<rpaulo@{NetBSD{,-PT}.org,}>