On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Ben Greear wrote:
I created a new virtual ethernet device that solves a problem
I faced. I thought I'd see if anyone else sees a use for this,
and if so, I'll work to polish the patch so that it can be
accepted into the kernel.
Unless I'm misunderstanding..
You seem to have pretty much duplicated the work by Lennert (see
thread "[PATCH][RFC] etherip: Ethernet-in-IPv4 tunneling" from
That particular thread seemed to conclude that instead of creating
something new, you can just use GRE tunneling to bridge Ethernet, and
it works in a multi-vendor environment as well.
Is there something in your problem statement I'm missing?
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