DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-06
Re: netgraph7 - not for release
On Fri, 27 Jun 2008 20:00:28 +0300
Jordan Gordeev <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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.
FreeBSD and DragonFly both have two PPP implemenations. A kernel
based one controlled by pppd(8) and a user mode one implemented in ppp(8).
The latter uses the tunnel interface (tun) and does everything in user
space. User ppp does provide channel bonding (I've used it) but is I
believe less sophisticated than mpd.
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