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Date:	Thu, 07 Jun 2007 02:07:33 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [Devel] Re: [PATCH] Virtual ethernet tunnel

From: Kirill Korotaev <>
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 12:14:29 +0400

> David Miller wrote:
> > From: Pavel Emelianov <>
> > Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2007 19:11:38 +0400
> > 
> > 
> >>Veth stands for Virtual ETHernet. It is a simple tunnel driver
> >>that works at the link layer and looks like a pair of ethernet
> >>devices interconnected with each other.
> > 
> > 
> > I would suggest choosing a different name.
> > 
> > 'veth' is also the name of the virtualized ethernet device
> > found on IBM machines, driven by driver/net/ibmveth.[ch]
> AFAICS, ibmveth.c registers ethX devices, while this driver registers
> vethX by default, so there is no much conflict IMHO.

If that's the case, veth is fine with me.
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