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SubjectRe: What is the best way for multiple net_devices
On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 03:36:37PM -0700, Maksim Krasnyanskiy wrote:
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> >Any examples of drivers and apps that do this cleanly. The ones I have seen are not.
> TUN/TAP driver and tuncfg utility
> http://vtun.sf.net/tun

OK, thanks that is nice, but I think adding support to get into the /dev
namespace may be a little heavy for things like bonding or ipip.

I did not see tuncfg. From what I could see there were 2 ways to create
new devices. There was a script with mknod and then the ioctl(fd, TUNSETIFF,
(void *) &ifr).

I could do a similar ioctl for a pure net device but I still need a dummy
socket for creating/destroying devices.

I am going for an embedded system so I want to keep things light.
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