Setting up a point-to-point NIC in NetworkManager

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sat Aug 29 18:09:16 UTC 2009

On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 12:39:31 -0400,
  Bill Davidsen <davidsen at> wrote:
> This seems to set up a one address link, but not set the P-t-P flag.
> Thanks for the input, it's close enough to get packets to the right 
> place, but doesn't trigger the P-t-P code in the kernel which seems to be 
> desirable in a firewall.

I think that scheme is also limited in that the nic address and the peer
address need to be on the same network. If you are using point to point
you don't need that to be the case.

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