svn commit: r194927 - in head: share/man/man4 sys/net

Bjoern A. Zeeb bz at
Thu Jun 25 07:30:08 UTC 2009

On Thu, 25 Jun 2009, Daniel O'Connor wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Jun 2009, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
>> Author: bz
>> Date: Wed Jun 24 22:21:30 2009
>> New Revision: 194927
>> URL:
>> Log:
>>   Merge from p4: CH154790,154793,154874
>>     Import if_epair(4), a virtual cross-over Ethernet-like interface
>> pair.
> Can't you already do this pretty easily with netgraph?
> ie connect 2 ng_eiface's together.
> Although that said, the ng docs leave a bit to be desired if you want to
> actually do it ;)

Yes, but this explicitly there to avoid the mandaotry dependency of
netgraph for vnets once you are out of physical interfaces.

The much I like netgraph for some things the much people like to be
able to avoid it, also for simplicitly, if they do neither need nor
know it.


Bjoern A. Zeeb                      The greatest risk is not taking one.

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