DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-06
Re: netgraph7 - not for release
:Chris Turner wrote:
:> Matthew Dillon wrote:
:>> Ok, I do have an ulterior motive here. I would like DFly to
:>> support mpd.
:> can't this be done with the userland ppp? never tried.. but saw the docs
:What do you mean?
:> granted it's userland, so it won't quite do for my personal set of
:> bonded OC-48s (ha! I wish!), but in any case ..
:In FreeBSD, the userland PPP client uses netgraph, just like mpd. Except
:for PPP negotiations and other control traffic, the PPP traffic is
:processed in the kernel.
:A userland PPP client in DragonFly using netgraph will have the same
I don't think performance really matters for something like ppp,
even pppoe, I'm coming at this strictly from a maintainance point
of view. I don't want us to have to maintain all that junk.