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Subject: Re: IPv6 inside UDP inside IPv4 [Ethernet not an option]
From: Aaron Sethman <androsyn,AT,ratbox,DOT,org>
Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2002 08:37:08 +0100
In-reply-to: <B17EB7B34580D311BE38525405DF623201318B12@atc-mail-db.atctraining.com.au>

You might want to try something like openvpn.  This ends up using tun
devices as is implemented in userspace.  I do know the ipv6 tunnelling
support works as I'm the one who fixed it ;)

Aaron

On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Eric Mathew Hopper wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 11:59:18AM -0500, Harald Koch wrote:
> > >
> > > Yes, that was my thought as well.  :-(  And, by the fact that IPv6
> > > addresses are never assigned to cipcbn interfaces, I surmise that CIPE
> > > does not support IPv6 natively.
> >
> > Reconfigure/recompile CIPE with --enable-protocol=4, and it will
> > create ciped-db and cipdb.o. This version uses ethernet-style framing,
> > and will support any protocol (including IPv6) natively on the
> > interface. I've been running this configuration, including Zebra with
> > ospf6d, for over a year.
> >
> > (This is all documented, btw; that's how I found it :-)
>
> I was also aware this option existed.  I should perhaps have
> specifically said that this isn't what I wanted.  I see little point in
> having IPv6/Ethernet/UDP/IPv4 instead of IPv6/IPv4/UDP/IPv4.  The
> Ethernet framing is very useful for making two LANs seem like they're
> bridged, but for reducing the number of layers, it's not so useful.
>
> Thanks,
> --
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>God.
> It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg."  --- Thomas Jefferson
> "Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company."  -- Mark Twain
> -- Eric Hopper (hopper,AT,omnifarious,DOT,org  
> http://www.omnifarious.org/~hopper) 
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>





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