ng_hub(4)

NAME

ng_hub - packet distribution netgraph node type

SYNOPSIS

#include <netgraph/ng_hub.h>

DESCRIPTION

The hub node type provides a simple mechanism for distribut
ing packets
over several links. Packets received on any of the hooks
are forwarded
out the other hooks. Packets are not altered in any way.

HOOKS

A hub node accepts any request to connect, regardless of the
hook name,
as long as the name is unique.

CONTROL MESSAGES

This node type supports only the generic control messages.

SHUTDOWN

This node shuts down upon receipt of a NGM_SHUTDOWN control
message, or
when all hooks have been disconnected.

SEE ALSO

netgraph(4), ng_bridge(4), ng_ether(4), ng_one2many(4),
ngctl(8),
nghook(8)

HISTORY

The ng_hub node type appeared in FreeBSD 5.3.

AUTHORS

Ruslan Ermilov <ru@FreeBSD.org>
BSD April 17, 2004
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