[Bridge] Bridge troubles

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at vyatta.com
Wed Jun 25 11:06:33 PDT 2008


On Wed, 25 Jun 2008 10:38:48 +0200
Friedrich Dominicus <frido at q-software-solutions.de> wrote:

> Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at vyatta.com> writes:
> 
> > On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 16:11:36 +0200
> > Friedrich Dominicus <frido at q-software-solutions.de> wrote:
> >
> >> I'm sorry to bother you but I'm stuck
> >> 
> >> I can not make a bridge work for me. 
> >> My current configuration is:
> >> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  Hardware Adresse 00:1d:7d:d1:06:bd  
> >>           inet Adresse:192.168.1.1  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Maske:255.255.255.0
> >>           inet6-Adresse: fe80::21d:7dff:fed1:6bd/64
> >> Gültigkeitsbereich:V
> >> 
> >> according to all what I could find in the net. The following should do
> >> to build a bridge 
> >> ifconfig eth0 down
> >> # brctl addbr br0
> >> # addif br0 eth0
> >> # ifconfig eth0 0.0.0.0 up
> >> # ifconfig  br0 192.168.1.1 up
> Ok, I tried exactly the same on  32-bit linux and there this simply
> runs.
> 
> So I have to conclude that this either is a problem in my 64-bit machine
> setup (however I tried on a different 64-bit platform with the same
> result) 
> Of that there is some bug on a 64-bit platform
> 
> Regards
> Friedrich
> 
> 
> 

Or different hardware on the two machines?


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