[Bridge] Re: Bridge MAC address

Ville Mattila Ville.Mattila at csc.fi
Mon Jan 31 09:25:41 PST 2005


On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, Nuutti Kotivuori wrote:

> How can I set the MAC address for a bridge? The MAC address given for

	How about changing all the physical interfaces to use the same
	MAC address before `brctl addif <ethX> <brY>' ? This probably
	won't work if you have physical loops in the bridged ethernets
	and SPT is used, though. (Surely won't work either if you have =

	to use VLANs on cheap switches that have one single MAC address =

	table for all VLANs... like HP 4000M to name one.)


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Ville Mattila, system support specialist, Funet network, CSC
PO Box 405, FIN-02101 Espoo, Finland, fax +385 9 457 2302
CSC is the Finnish IT Center for Science, http://www.csc.fi/, email:
ville.mattila at csc.fi
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