[arch-general] tap device
j.l.k at gmx.com
Mon Mar 10 18:37:11 EDT 2014
On 10.03.14 at 23:30, Damjan Georgievski wrote:
> > 3: tap0: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,PROMISC,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc
> > I do not understand why the tap0 profile is listed as DOWN. (# ip link
> > set dev tap0 up does nothing more)
> it's not down. it's UP, only NO-CARRIER. but for a tap device you also need
> a user-space program to handle it.
> what do you want to accomplish? do you perhaps need a veth device?
Actually, there was a "state DOWN" in the full command output, which is what
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