[Bridge] RE: IPv6 + ip6tables packet bridging?

Scott MacKay scottmackay at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 11 12:02:52 PDT 2004

Currently, I would need to focus on 2.4.x, a 2.6 shift
only if I have time later on.  In the
ebtables-brnf-5_vs_2.4.25.diff patch, I do see a
section in br_nf_ptr_routing, ipv4_sabotage_out which
use a variable brnf_call_iptables, but I am not
familiar enough with the code know which sections
would need replicating for IPv6.
Has anyone started any work on IPv6 packet passing to

--- Bart De Schuymer <bdschuym at pandora.be> wrote:

> On Tuesday 10 August 2004 19:42, Scott MacKay wrote:
> > Hiyas,
> >    Is there a patch for the 2.4.x series to do
> > ip6tables bridging of IPv6 packets?  I was unable
> to
> > go to 2.6 due to issues with large packets so
> still
> > living in 2.4 land.  If there are no patches, any
> > ideas on what gets patched in IPv4 to allow this
> > bridging?
> In 2.6 ip6tables doesn't see bridged IPv6 packets
> either. It should be easy to 
> add, though.
> cheers,
> Bart

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