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Date:	Fri, 6 Apr 2007 13:54:47 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	Ben Greear <greearb@...delatech.com>
Cc:	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
	Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@...ox.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Alexey Kuznetsov <kuznet@....inr.ac.ru>,
	Daniel Lezcano <dlezcano@...ibm.com>,
	Dmitry Mishin <dim@...nvz.org>,
	Linux Containers <containers@...ts.osdl.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: Add etun driver

On Fri, 06 Apr 2007 14:38:50 -0700
Ben Greear <greearb@...delatech.com> 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
address.

> 
> 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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