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CONFIG_MACVLAN: MAC-VLAN support (EXPERIMENTAL)

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_MACVLAN has multiple definitions:

MAC-VLAN support (EXPERIMENTAL) found in drivers/net/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_MACVLAN:

Help text

This allows one to create virtual interfaces that map packets to or from specific MAC addresses to a particular interface.

Macvlan devices can be added using the "ip" command from the iproute2 package starting with the iproute2-2.6.23 release:

"ip link add link <real dev> [ address MAC ] [ NAME ] type macvlan"

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called macvlan.

MAC-VLAN support found in drivers/net/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_MACVLAN:

Help text

This allows one to create virtual interfaces that map packets to or from specific MAC addresses to a particular interface.

Macvlan devices can be added using the "ip" command from the iproute2 package starting with the iproute2-2.6.23 release:

"ip link add link <real dev> [ address MAC ] [ NAME ] type macvlan"

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called macvlan.

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