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Re: [Qemu-devel] A QEMU net driver for OpenVPN's Tap-Win32 driver

From: John Poplett
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] A QEMU net driver for OpenVPN's Tap-Win32 driver
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 16:48:05 -0500

Hi, Mike

Another developer sent me a patch recently that looks promising. It is based on the user-mode code in openvpn and works with the Tap-Win32 driver. I am out of town for a few days and have some more coding to do when I get back but will keep you posted.



----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Tremoulet" <address@hidden>
To: "John Poplett" <address@hidden>; <address@hidden>
Sent: Sunday, October 03, 2004 11:59 AM
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] A QEMU net driver for OpenVPN's Tap-Win32 driver

John --

I had looked into this only very slightly.  My thoughts were to use
libpcap/libnet to essentially be a generic network adapter that could
take over any network device, with the goal of using that to
read/write from a TAP driver.  I'm not sure how the libpcap vs.
winpcap API lines up, and I think (not 100% sure) that winpcap can
write to the device as well, but that was the idea.  A command line
switch could specify which network device to control, so I could
concievably run multiple QEMUs with multiple TAP devices.

I spent a week hunting down the networking code in QEMU (hey, I
haven't done *that* much C programming lately) and then, well, life
got busy.  I'd love to see this added, though, as it seems much more
stable than the SLIRP in place today.

-- Mike

On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 20:47:32 -0500, John Poplett
<address@hidden> wrote:
Hi, all

I'm looking at what it would take to create a QEMU net driver to interface
with OpenVN's Tap-Win32 driver. So far it looks fairly straightforward to
do. colinux interfaces to Tap-Win32 already. Has anyone else looked into


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