[RFC] support PEER in ipv4-static service

Nathan Coulson conathan at conet.dyndns.org
Tue Jul 13 20:31:10 PDT 2004


> Nathan Coulson wrote:
>
>> At the moment, I am still a bit green on iproute2 part, but it wont hurt
>> to throw it in now.  [I think it has something to do with redirecting
>> output from one interface to another...].
>
> Bzzzt! Time to try again! :-)
>
> It's for non-broadcast-capable interfaces, like tunnels (built with
> iproute2, openvpn or other tools), or point-to-point interfaces (built
> with ppp, HDLC or other serial-type protocols). What distinguishes all
> these interfaces is that there can only be _two_ nodes on the "network",
> so there is a _peer_ relationship between the two nodes, and both nodes
> have to be told the two IP addresses (their end, and the peer's end).
> --

well, that of course would have been my second guess (:



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