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Date:      Fri, 19 Dec 2003 01:37:20 -0800
From:      Luigi Rizzo <rizzo@icir.org>
To:        Hideki Yamamoto <yamamoto436@oki.com>
Cc:        freebsd-ipfw@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: IPFW for IPv6
Message-ID:  <20031219013720.C2830@xorpc.icir.org>
In-Reply-To: <20031219.080602.26517061.yamamoto436@oki.com>; from yamamoto436@oki.com on Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 08:06:02AM +0900
References:  <1071763256.543.10.camel@ptp.northnetworks.ca> <20031219.011213.27797873.yamamoto436@oki.com> <20031218082605.A2252@xorpc.icir.org> <20031219.080602.26517061.yamamoto436@oki.com>

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On Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 08:06:02AM +0900, Hideki Yamamoto wrote:
> 
> 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?

it is 4.9 but since it is based on ipfw2 there should be
no trouble in porting it to 5.x which is something we plan to
do as well.

	cheers
	luigi

> 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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