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Date:	Fri, 6 Apr 2007 13:54:47 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
To:	Ben Greear <>
Cc:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Jeff Garzik <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	David Miller <>,,
	Alexey Kuznetsov <>,
	Daniel Lezcano <>,
	Dmitry Mishin <>,
	Linux Containers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: Add etun driver

On Fri, 06 Apr 2007 14:38:50 -0700
Ben Greear <> wrote:

> Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > Why not implement a true virtual network rather than simple
> > tunnel pairs?
> >   
> What would a true virtual network do?  You mean with routers and such?

Rather than just a pair, you could do address matching of destination

> I use my redirect device (basically same as etun) to join virtual 
> routers together,
> but all of the virtual routing (and bridging, etc) logic is already in 
> the kernel
> and just has to be configured properly....
> Ben
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