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Re: creating a netdevice

To: BZ Benny <bennybbz@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: creating a netdevice
From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 11:26:22 -0800
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On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 14:38:28 +0100 (CET)
BZ Benny <bennybbz@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi
> 
> I want to create a network interface from the user
> space,
> is it possible?

No, you can't create a network interface from user space.
You probably want to use tun/tap or ethertap device.

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