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Date:      Fri, 19 Dec 2003 08:06:02 +0900 (JST)
From:      Hideki Yamamoto <yamamoto436@oki.com>
To:        rizzo@icir.org
Cc:        freebsd-ipfw@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: IPFW for IPv6
Message-ID:  <20031219.080602.26517061.yamamoto436@oki.com>
In-Reply-To: <20031218082605.A2252@xorpc.icir.org>
References:  <1071763256.543.10.camel@ptp.northnetworks.ca> <20031219.011213.27797873.yamamoto436@oki.com> <20031218082605.A2252@xorpc.icir.org>

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Dear Luigi,

I am very happy to hear that you and your student are working 
on this matter.  I hope you will release the beta or something
as soon as possible.   
By the way, does it run on FreeBSD 5.1 base or 4.9?

Regards,
Hideki Yamamoto 

From: Luigi Rizzo <rizzo@icir.org>
Subject: Re: IPFW for IPv6
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 08:26:05 -0800
Message-ID: <20031218082605.A2252@xorpc.icir.org>

> On Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 01:12:13AM +0900, Hideki Yamamoto wrote:
> > 
> > Hi, 
> > 	
> > I am interested in ipfw for IPv6, especially on dummynet.  
> > Does someone have information on ipfw for IPv6?  
> 
> Two students of mine have a basically working version of
> ipfw2 for ipv6 (with dummynet too). I need to review the code
> before making patches available, though.
> 
> In the detail, the layer2 version of the code (where ipv6 fields
> are matched within ether_input()/ether_output(), are ok,
> whereas the layer3 version (call from ip6input(), ip6output())
> need a bit more debugging when used with dummynet because suspending
> and resuming computation within ip6output() is tricky for the
> amount of state around -- that was time consuming in ipv4 as well.
> 
> 	cheers
> 	luigi



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