Bridge + arp messages...

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Tue May 20 11:32:31 PDT 2003

Paiva, Gilson de wrote:
[ ... ]
> internet -- ep0 freebsd xl0 -- local clients
> Bridging itself works fine, but arp loop messages won't stop...
> ex:
> brdg0 /kernel: -- loop (1) 00.00.c8.b3.a5.7e to xl0 from rl0 (active)
> brdg0 /kernel: -- loop (2) to rl0 from xl0 (active)

Try "sysctl"...

Just to be sure, ep0 and xl0 are on two seperate hubs which are not 
connected to each other, correct?  I don't believe that FreeBSD supports 
the spanning tree algorithm to prevent bridging loops...


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