On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Julian Elischer wrote:
I would assume that code hasn;t changed, it works with ipfw, man bridge:
in the kernel config file, and is controlled by two sysctl variables:
Set to 1 to enable bridging, set to 0 to disable it
I assume he's trying to mimic my slashdot kludge, which I wouldn;t
recommend unless the issue is you can;t change the network topology.
> netgraph's bridging code is more direct but it can not
> do IP filtering on the packets that are en-route. This is because it
> is a purely MAC-layer service.
> 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..
> On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Boyd R. Faulkner wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 12:11:54AM -0700, Peter S. Housel 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 in the handbook seems to be out of date as the sysctl IODs are no longer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?
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > -Peter S. Housel- [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://members.home.com/housel/
> > I intend to use it as a firewall. The switch will live behind it.
> > Boyd
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