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Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 12:20:11 +0100
From: Andreas Ericsson <ae@....se>
To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: VLAN + Owl

(GalaxyMaster) wrote:
> Maxim,
> 
> On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 07:41:33PM +0300, Maxim Timofeyev wrote:
> 
>>> As you can see I have no eth123 device yet, but I could set the
>>> appropriate iptables rule.
>> Well, but why our networks init script does not support VLAN?
> 
> Due to lack of human resources I suppose.  Frankly speaking, it's me who
> should enhance network scripts in Owl (at least this task is assigned to
> me).  Unfortunately, I've almost no time for this in the last few months
> :(.  Yet, we aren't have an agreement on what we would like to see in
> our network scripts (some developers had proposed to create our own
> scripts from the scratch, others said that we might want re-use etcnet,
> there are also fans of old-fashioned network scripts who suggest to just
> enhance the old stuff).
> 
> All in all, if you want to contribute some ideas/scripts/whatever we
> will gladly accept this :).
> 

One feature I'd love to see is "if this interface doesn't have link, 
take *this* and *that* action". I frequently switch between wirebased, 
wireless and cellphone access. It would be sweet if my laptop could just 
do The Right Thing(tm) depending on which network is accessible.

-- 
Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson@....se
OP5 AB                             www.op5.se
Tel: +46 8-230225                  Fax: +46 8-230231

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