[lime-dev] magic icmp

Gioacchino Mazzurco gio at eigenlab.org
Thu May 16 08:45:10 UTC 2013

On Thursday 16 May 2013 09:43:49 Axel Neumann wrote:
> 1) the support of bidirectional tunnel (currently bmx6 uses two
> unidirectional (one-way tunnels) for
> gw and network (anycast like) routing over the unicast end-to-end
> routing between each gw-client to gw peer.
> These tunnels are setup on-demand (only when gw-client's user traffic is
> send) and
> a benefit here would be that gw-client nodes could trigger the setup of
> these tunnels in both direction
> and according to the best path perceived by the client.

so at moment just the tunnel from client to gw is according client perspectve 
and the one from gw to client is according to gw perspective?
It is not a good thing ?

> 2) to support virtual (overlay) links on top of an existing network by
> specifying a remote ip address instead of a interface for meshing.
> This way, it would be easily possible to interconnect clouds that have
> no direct link between each other (eg over the internet, similar to what
> tinc or other VPNs are doing).

This would be very good and give to bmx6 a lot of advantages in respect to 
other routing protocol :D

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