Bridging Broken in 1.2?
danial_thom at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 18 13:49:58 PDT 2005
--- Matthew Dillon <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> :I've reported this problem before. The
> loadable bridge module in
> :DragonFly is broken in that ARP is not handled
> correctly. The DragonFly
> :box is unreachable from the bridged interfaces
> that have no IP address
> :The solution is to build a custom kernel with
> "options BRIDGE" defined.
> :Joerg in his follow up said he doesn't want to
> support bridging as a
> :module just yet.
> It sounds like it 'almost' works, though.
> I will spend some time
> today to see if it can be easily made to
> work as a loadable module.
> In the mean time. Danial... if you are
> using the loadable module
> method could you try building it into the
> kernel and tell us if
> that fixes your problem?
I am NOT using a loadable module.
Note I've tried with both fxp and em devices with
the same results. I can't pass any data. I turned
on debugging in bridge.c and it seems to think
the addresses are all zeros.
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