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To: "Mark Smith" <mark.smith,AT,avcosystems,DOT,co,DOT,uk>
Subject: Re: Broadcast and CIPE-Win32
From: "Damion K. Wilson" <dwilson,AT,ibl,DOT,bm>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 10:12:19 -0300
Cc: cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de
In-reply-to: <000801c34ab1$76ade300$d100010a@lyta>
References: <000801c34ab1$76ade300$d100010a@lyta>
Reply-to: dwilson,AT,ibl,DOT,bm

Broadcasts do work, and CIPE-Win32 implements a psuedo Ethernet interface 
(with faked MAC's), but I don't know what's required for Ethernet bridging. 
It certainly wasn't in the design criteria :-)

DKW

On Tuesday 15 July 2003 06:14 am, Mark Smith wrote:
> Simply, CIPE acts as a transparent direct connection as if two ethernet
> adapters were physically attached to each other.  Usually, broadcast
> traffic is not sent across segments in this fashion, whether they are over
> CIPE or over a physical adapter.  I don't have the details, but I know CIPE
> for Linux supports ethernet bridging.  However, I do not believe this has
> been supported for Win32 - DKW would know.
>
> I doubt this helps, but it might be something for others to comment on.


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