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Re: Dummy network interface

On Sat, Apr 07, 2012 at 06:17:39AM +0100, Gerard Lally wrote:
> Is it possible in NetBSD to set up a dummy network interface? In
> Slackware I load the kernel module 'dummy' (modprobe dummy numdummies=3)
> and join it to a bridge and connect virtual machines to this bridge
> using a tap interface, so that I don't have to bridge these virtual
> machines to the physical adapter on the host and I can set up proper
> routing and firewalling. I would like to do the same in NetBSD and Xen.

You've been pointed to "ifconfig tap0 create". The bridge device is
controlled with bridge - read "man brconfig" for details, please.


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