Re: kerneld/request-route

Alan Cox (
Wed, 3 Jul 1996 12:16:20 +0100 (BST)

> I do like the idea of a "demand device" that the default route entry could be
> pointed to. Then that device would trigger dialing. That would eliminate the
> objection to kerneld's approach of taking control away from the kernel.

We have a perfectly good demand IP device - its called SLIP over a pty. Its
stupid to burden the kernel down unneccessarily.