if_bridge FreeBSD 6.0 on a Broadcom interface not working
bmw at borderware.com
Thu Jan 12 18:30:35 PST 2006
Andrew Thompson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 12:19:05PM -0500, Bruce Walker wrote:
>> As soon as I boot up with em0 and em1 added to the bridge0 interface, I
>> lose IP connectivity. Interestingly, I can ping hosts by IP address.
>> But all attempts to do anything else, eg NTP, DNS or ssh are futile.
> if_bridge doesnt handle interfaces with TXCSUM at the moment, you can
> work around this by clearing this with 'ifconfig xxx -txcsum', where xxx
> is your em or bge card.
> Im testing a patch to fix this.
W00t! :-) That's it; perfect. No checksum errors, and bridging works
I'll watch for your patch and test it asap.
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