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Re: Hurd as router/NAT

nisse@lysator.liu.se (Niels Möller) writes:

> How does things like netfilter fit into the picture? I think I've
> asked about that before, but I'm still curious about any plans or
> ideas you have for that. The point is that there are some linux
> *kernel* interfaces related to networking that it might make sense to
> make visible for rpc, not only interfaces between kernel and user
> space programs.

The kernel already has a netfilter capacity in Mach.

> Or is it totally out of the question (for performance reasons) to have
> each packet pass through a few rpc calls?

Out of the question if it's the normal mode of operation.

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