colm at stdlib.net
Wed Mar 23 10:16:18 GMT 2005
On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 10:01:34AM -0000, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> Can you send packets via tap0 as well?
> And if you do, do those packets go on the wire via eth0 and _also_ get
> seen by the host itself?
More or less yes. It's a tiny bit less simple than that in that the
bridging driver acts as a virtual switch (it even has spanning tree and
so on), so the ethernet frames will be switched. So the layer 2 frames
may get munged a bit and not be entirely identical - but this hardly
> If so, that might simplify the running of VAX emulators with
> networking :-)
A lot of people use the setup for running usermode linux instances, and
it works just great there, so it should work fine :)
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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