ping stucks/hangs on PCI 3com NIC sk0 interface but works on
steve at ibctech.ca
Thu Feb 26 11:07:21 PST 2009
Faizan ul haq Muhammad wrote:
>> Which way do you go?
> In this case I can take any of them
Perhaps you will freeze in your tracks indefinitely due to confusion. Or
perhaps you will go around the entire block a few times before making a
> Anyways,- Today i got some time to play around and i tried to configure
> the machine as bridge.
> I added device if_bridge to kernel
> then i added the code to the rc.conf
> ifconfig_bridge0="addm sk0 addm sk1 up"
> now, i dun have any network address assigned to any of the interface and
> connect the two lan cards to two other machines and try to ping those
> machines from each other. but no success.
Did the bridge interface actually come up?
> ... do you think, this is as expected..? (i think bridge does not need
> to have any IP address..)
It depends. Are you doing any sort of firewalling? What is the IP
addressing info on the two end hosts?
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