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SubjectRe: RFC2385 (MD5 signature in TCP packets) support
On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 08:09:49PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Alan Cox <>
> Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 01:43:05 +0000 (GMT)
> Dave's suggestion is netfilter - and netfilter is fast enough I
> think. You only need filters on stuff you have already decided is
> for your IP too.
> After some thinking, the TAP idea is even nicer as it guarentees zero
> overhead, make it such that you only route the BGP stuff over the
> device having the TAP attached (make a dummy eth alias just for this
> purpose).

... You'd have to use netfilter to mark the correct packets, then route on
that mark to the dummy interface.

How is that more efficient?
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