Anyone using uvlan out there?

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Fri Sep 14 14:55:22 UTC 2007

On Fri, Sep 14, 2007, Tim Franklin wrote:
> On Fri, September 14, 2007 4:03 am, Matt Palmer wrote:
> > XBox games don't work over a routed network?  Please tell me that XBox
> > Live isn't just a giant uvlan install.
> XBox Live is regular, routed IP, that doesn't even need to much work to
> function from the wrong side of EvilConsumerBroadbandNAT.
> I guess the point was talking about original non-360 Xbox games, some of
> which supported 'LAN play' by hooking a lot of consoles together on the
> same local network.  I have no idea what was sitting in the Ethernet
> frames that wasn't routable.

Broadcast/multicast traffic? They probably expect the other Xboxes to be
on the same broadcast segment.

This brings back memories of KALI from yesteryear, when I was but a wee
lad with an E1 and a hankering for Duke Nuken 3D. Ah, those days..


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