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Date:	Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:07:17 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
To:	Timo Teräs <>
Subject: Re: [Bridge] bridging with gre tunnel

On Fri, 11 Jul 2008 09:30:08 +0300
Timo Teräs <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> It looks the current kernel still do not support bridging over gre
> tunnels.
> I did find an old patch for ip_gre that would enable this [1]. But
> it needs porting from 2.4 to 2.6 kernels and looks like it needs
> cleaning up too.
> Is there newer/better patches to achieve this? Any thoughts about
> doing bridging with gre tunnels?
> Cheers,
>   Timo
> [1]

The idea is fine, but that patch needs work (kind of a mess).
If you want it, then go through normal process of submitting to
netdev and take the comments and fix it up.
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