svn commit: r193166 - in head/sys: kern net sys

Julian Elischer julian at
Sun May 31 23:12:53 UTC 2009

Marko Zec wrote:
> Author: zec
> Date: Sun May 31 12:10:04 2009
> New Revision: 193166
> URL:
> Log:
>   Introduce an interm userland-kernel API for creating vnets and
>   assigning ifnets from one vnet to another.  Deletion of vnets is not
>   yet supported.
>   The interface is implemented as an ioctl extension so that no syscalls
>   had to be introduced.  This should be acceptable given that the new
>   interface will be used for a short / interim period only, until the
>   new jail management framwork gains the capability of managing vnets.
>   This method for managing vimages / vnets has been in use for the past
>   7 years without any observable issues.
>   The userland tool to be used in conjunction with the interim API can be
>   found in p4: //depot/projects/vimage-commit2/src/usr.sbin/vimage/... and
>   will most probably never get commited to svn.

please check the tool into tools where it can be gotten too easily.


we can remove them when we transition to the jamie's front-end.

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