Subject: Re: BPF support for writing raw IEEE 802.11 frames
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/01/2006 18:54:26
In article <>,
Greg Troxel  <> wrote:
>  [802.11 frame writing via bpf]
>The plan is to merge this work into NetBSD once it works.  We'll also
>be contributing back changes to make tap(4) be able to do
>point-to-point (e.g. like tun(4)) or 802_11_RADIO, but defaulting to
>the current behavior.  The code will of course be posted for review
>before committing.
>The remote interface code will also be available, as a separate
>program with a pkgsrc entry.
>My own take on the options is that flags for what encap has been done
>feels kludgy, and that having an explicit raw queue is cleaner.

I also feel that an explicit raw queue is cleaner.