VPN / Bridge

Bob Kersten bob_freebsd_questions at fellownet.com
Thu Jan 26 04:58:37 PST 2006


On 26-jan-2006, at 13:54, Fabian Keil wrote:

> gif0 was created with 'ifconfig gif0 create', I just forgot to copy
> and paste it.
> I get the "Operation not permitted" error only when I haven't
> enough privileges:
> fk at TP51 ~ $ifconfig bridge0 addm gif0
> ifconfig: BRDGADD gif0: Operation not permitted
> Does your user bob have root privileges and did you try
> it as root?

My mistake; I was trying to reproduce the error too quickly. The  
actual error message was:

ifconfig: BRDGADD gif0: Invalid argument

... when trying to add gif0 to the bridge as root.


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