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Re: [PATCH][RFC] etherip: Ethernet-in-IPv4 tunneling

To: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][RFC] etherip: Ethernet-in-IPv4 tunneling
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 16 Jan 2005 12:37:00 -0500
Cc: Pekka Savola <pekkas@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, shemminger@xxxxxxxx, shollenbeck@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Thu, 2005-01-13 at 04:23, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 09:49:55AM +0200, Pekka Savola wrote:
> 
> > Is there a particular reason why GRE tunnel is not sufficient? 
> 
> No particular reason, apart from not being aware that GRE provides
> this functionality.

True that GRE can do all this (and they have thought out well the
broadcasting etc) but i dont think it will harm to push this into the
kernel if some odd OS like openbsd supports it. 

cheers,
jamal


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