lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Dec]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [RFC] macvlan: add tap device backend
On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 06:52:00PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> This is a second prototype of a new interface into the network
> stack, to eventually replace tun/tap and the bridge driver
> in certain virtual machine setups. The code has changed
> significantly, but the goals still remain.

The idea looks pretty sound to me.

> I'm posting this mainly to solicit feedback. Not sure how
> chances for integration into 2.6.33 are, given that the merge
> window is opening already.

It's way too late for 2.6.33. But the earlier this becomes ready
then the earlier it can go into linux-next.

Thanks,
--
Visit Openswan at http://www.openswan.org/
Email: Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Home Page: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/
PGP Key: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/pubkey.txt

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-12-12 09:45    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans