[Netkit.users] netkit and dynamips/dynagen/gns3

Cedric Foll cedric.foll at laposte.net
Thu Sep 4 17:08:50 CEST 2008


> That would not be straightforward. I agree with you that the currently
> available mechanism to configure tap interfaces is not flexible enough
> to support these scenarios (and some others). Therefore, we will likely
> reconsider it in next releases.


> However, I find your approach of combining Dynamips with Netkit very
> interesting.
> I'm not sure, but the implementation of your scenario could probably be
> slightly simplified by directly fiddling with the manage_tuntap script
> used by Netkit to set up tap interfaces (at least, you wouldn't have to
> use a separate account). If you are interested I can verify this and, in
> case of success, provide you with the details.

Yes, i'm really interested and i'd be glad to test it.
Thanks a lot for your feedback.


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