Re: Grabbing raw ethernet frames from eth0 and creating virtual net devices.

From: Jeff Dike (
Date: Wed May 24 2000 - 12:06:36 EST said:
> What do you all think about this problem of creating a virtual
> network device thats connected to some other real physical device
> like the vmnet modules from vmware?

It's unclear what you're trying to do with a virtual net other than just
creating one. If making one is all you're trying to do, then have a look at
my user-mode port ( You get virtual
machines with virtual network devices that you can hook together into a
virtual net.

I recently put up a screenshot of such a setup, with two virtual machines, one
with a local X server and the other displaying an xterm on it


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