Vimage virtual networking and 7.0

Andre Oppermann andre at
Tue Jun 26 14:22:23 UTC 2007

Doug Ambrisko wrote:
> Bruce M. Simpson writes:
> 	[snip]
> | My concern is that vimage may be a very intrusive change indeed where 
> | these matters are concerned, unless the vimage patches are being kept 
> | up-to-date and regression tested as issues are resolved and new features 
> | added.
> Just like it was mostly working in 4.X then never worked with 5.X & 6.X
> and now it sounds like it is working in 7.X but will it be working in
> 8.X etc?  That's a lot of effort he is putting in to keep going dead.
> Note this comment is based on out-side observation.  I know a few people
> that used it in 4.X.  I played with it bit.  Yes, it would help IronPort.
> I'd rather not have to keep merging it.  I'm not involved in with the 
> FreeBSD network folks to know the scope and the missing bits.  IronPort 
> might be able to help somewhat to accelerate it.

IMHO it's too late to fit it into 7.x in a sane and non-bitrotting way.
It should have gone in right after BSDCan at latest.  The window has


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