In the last episode (Sep 28), Julian Elischer said:
> On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Boyd R. Faulkner wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 12:11:54AM -0700, Peter S. Housel wrote:
> > > On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Boyd R. Faulkner wrote:
> > > > I am wondering how to do network bridging on current. The
> > > > description in the handbook seems to be out of date as the
> > > > sysctl IODs are no longer in evidence. Does loading ng_bridge
> > > > substitute for building the kernel with OPTIONS BRIDGE?
> > >
> > > Excuse my ignorance (and curiousity), but wouldn't it be cheaper
> > > to just buy a switch?
> > I intend to use it as a firewall. The switch will live behind it.
> I am not sure about Luigi's bridging code. I know the dummynet stuff
> seems to connect with the ipfw code but I don't think that the bridge
> code does... (I may be wrong) So I don't know how you plan on
> filtering the bridged segments..
ipfw definitely supports filtering bridged packets; there's even a
"bridge" keyword to match them explicitly.
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