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From: Benda Xu <heroxbd@gentoo.org>
To: uxDWzco-wg@moenia.de
Cc: wireguard@lists.zx2c4.com
Subject: Re: linux: bridging/bonding not possible
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:25:02 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87bl3sl241.fsf@proton.d.airelinux.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <78fa512a-82c6-0b0c-d759-162d31a134b4@moenia.de> (uxDWzco-wg@moenia.de's message of "Thu, 14 Oct 2021 04:45:32 +0200")

Hi uxDWzco,

uxDWzco-wg@moenia.de writes:

> as I understand, linux needs the ability to change hardware-addresses
> on netdevs to put them into a bridge or bond, but wireguard-netdevs on
> linux don't support hw-addresses at all (at least in kernel 5.10).
>
> is it possible (or even planned) to add hw-addresses to the
> wireguard-netdevs or does this interfere with the concept of
> wireguard?

Bridging is an layer 2 network concept. But wireguard is a layer 3
connection.

For more information on OSI layer model, refer to,

  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_model

Cheers,
Benda

  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-14 15:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-14  2:45 uxDWzco-wg
2021-10-14  3:25 ` Benda Xu [this message]
2021-10-14  7:53 ` Roman Mamedov
     [not found] <76173@imapsync>
2021-10-14  7:12 ` wireguard

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