Jeremie Le Hen wrote:
> Hi Julian,
>
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 08:53:52AM -0800, Julian Elischer wrote:
>> I can give a very simple example of something you can do trivially on
>> vimage:
>>
>> Make three virtual machines on yhour laptop:
>> The base machine and two others.
>> Have the first 'other' machine be assigned an IP address on
>> your HOME LAN.
>> have the second virtual machine have an IP adddress on
>> your WORK LAN.
>> use the base machine to run encrypted tunnels from where-ever
>> you happen to be to your work and home.. when you put the laptop to sleep
>> (assuming the tcp sessions are quiescent (no keepalives))
>> then when you wake it up say an hour later.. as soon as the base machine has
>> an IP address.. viola, your session on the virtual
>> machines are still alive.

>
> On this post [1], Marko states:
>
> % Each NICs is logically attached to one and only one network stack
> % instance at a time, and it receives data from upper layers and feeds
> % the upper layers with mbufs in exactly the same manner as it does on
> % the standard kernel. It is the link layer that demultiplexes the
> % incoming traffic to the appropriate stack instance...
>
> As I understand it, there is only one vimage per interface. I'm surely
> wrong or the setup you described wouldn't be possible.
>


physical interfaces can be forked out to several virtual interfaces
which can be in different virtual machines..
Or the virtual interfaces could be connected to tunnels.

> Any explanation will be welcome .
> Thanks,
>
> [1] http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/f...ry/083908.html
>
> Regards,


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