[Bridge] Bridge support unavailable

Bert Hubbs bhubbs at mbgdocs.com
Mon Jul 12 12:18:03 PDT 2004


So Linux does not have a "PATH" while booting? I have brctl in the /bin
and the /sbin directory.

I looked at the /etc/init.d/network  script and there is mention of
bridges but no direct call to brctl.

Do you think I would be better of recompiling the Kernel with bridging
built in?

 

Well... You need to determine what script the error is coming from... 
Probably /etc/rc.d/init.d/network (or it could be /etc/init.d/network) 

 

Bert Hubbs wrote: 
> " That sounds like you need the full path to brctl in your script." 
> 
> What script? 
> 
> 
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> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Bruce Ferrell [mailto:bferrell at baywinds.org] 
> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2004 9:41 PM 
> To: Bert Hubbs 
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> Subject: Re: [Bridge] Bridge support unavailable 
> 
> That sounds like you need the full path to brctl in your script. 
> 
> Which leads me to MY question for the list.  I'm having problem
getting 
> bridge.o to build correctly on 2.4.25 (linus).  Is this a case where
I'd 
> 
> be better off with it built static? 
> 
> Bert Hubbs wrote: 
> 
>>When I start Linux I get an error: 
>> 
>>"Bridge support unavailable: brctl not found". 
>> 
>>And then eth0 - 2 load with no problems. After system is up I can 
> 
> build 
> 
>>the bridge but it does not survive a reboot. Do I need a startup 
> 
> script 
> 
>>or should it build from the: 
>> 
>>/etc/init.d/bridge 
>>/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-bro 
>>/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 
>>/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 
>>/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth2 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>I am using Core2 
>> 
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