is carp on if_bridge possible?

Bruce M. Simpson bms at
Fri Dec 14 02:31:30 PST 2007

Niki Denev wrote:
> Hello,
> Is this possible?
> I've tried adding IFT_BRIDGE next to IFT_ETHER and IFT_L2VLAN in ip_carp.c
> but this probably is not enough. Any ideas?

CARP is 'special' in that it needs to add its own MAC addresses to your 
interface, needs a bit of special cooperation between the IP layer and 
the MAC layer, and it's more than likely that this doesn't work with 

Like Max says, this is an unusual configuration.... what are you trying 
to do?


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