CARP carpdev

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Wed Feb 15 02:33:49 UTC 2012

On 14. Feb 2012, at 22:04 , Hugo Silva wrote:

> On 02/14/12 17:33, Freddie Cash wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 8:56 AM, Hugo Silva<hugo at>  wrote:
>>> Looks like there's been conversations about porting this to FreeBSD since at
>>> least 2007.
>>> Are there any plans to have ifconfig carpdev available in 9.0-STABLE?
>> CARP support has been redone in 10-CURRENT, removing the whole "carp0"
>> pseudo-interface support, and just enabling the CARP protocol on the
>> existing network interfaces. This includes the equivalent of "carpdev"
>> support.
>> Search the -current archives for more information, CFT, and so on.
>> I don't recall seeing anything about specific plans to MFC to
>> stable/9, but could be mis-remembering things.
> The single IP limitation may be a problem in some locations..
> Did not find anything about a possible MFC either. glebius@ is cc'd, perhaps he can add something, but based on, I don't think it's been MFCd (there's a primer for the new carp in current's UPDATING)\

There's no plans to MFC given it changes things significantly.

I however wonder if someone wants to provide a user branch in SVN to
provide regular patchsets for stable/9 and maybe even stable/8 (8.3R)
to help people not going to HEAD?

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