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SubjectRe: Current state of Network Namespaces (NETNS, CLONE_NEWNET)?
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On Thu, 2008-11-20 at 08:54 +0100, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> Michael Kerrisk wrote:
> > Sorry for the shotgun mail, but in the end, it's
> > not clear who can best answer my question(s).
> >
> > I'm currently trying to add documentation of all of
> > the undocumented CLONE_* flags. One of these is
> > CLONE_NEWNET, and I could use (quite a lot of) help.
> >
> > My questions:
> >
> > What is the current state of the network namespace
> > implementation? Is it complete?
>
> It is not complete but mostly usable for ipv4 and ipv6.
>
> There is a network namespace status I filled at:
>
> http://lxc.sourceforge.net/network/status.php
>
> It should be up-to-date.
>
> > What objects are considered part of the network
> > namespace, and therefore distinct for a new network
> > namespace?
>
> The network namespace brings isolation from the layer-2 to upper layers.
>
> > Is there any documentation for network namespaces
> > already?
>
> http://lxc.sourceforge.net/network.php
> http://lxc.sourceforge.net/doc/sigops/appcr.pdf
>
> > Are there any test programs for network namespaces?
>
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/lxc/

And also at:

http://ltp.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/ltp/ltp/testcases/kernel/containers/

Regards--
Subrata

>
> follow the README page. It is still in development but mainly usable -
> any feedbacks are welcome :)
>



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