Bridging-(How to test and verify that bridging is enabled)
Faizan ul haq Muhammad
faizi62 at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 2 01:08:37 PST 2009
> Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 15:28:10 +0700
> From: on at cs.ait.ac.th
> To: faizi62 at hotmail.com
> CC: fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org; fbsd1 at a1poweruser.com
> Subject: Re: Bridging-(How to test and verify that bridging is enabled)
> > I connected two linux PCs with these two interfaces (sk0 and sk1)
> > and tried to ping between them but didnt get any
> > success.configuration seems to be ok, but still no traffice is being
> > passed. Can any one give any sugestion ?
> Stupid question
Yess it is
, but if you connect the 2 Linux boxes directly
> (without the FreeBSD bridge in between) can they ping eachother?
Yes they can
> Are you using properly crossed cables?
Isnt it enough check for the that two linux can ping each other..
> On the FreeBSD box, you can tcpdump(8) and see the packets moving:
> tcpdump -i sk0 and tcpdump -i sk1 and you will see the pick request
> and ping echo packets.
it says arp: who has 192.168.0.4 tell 192.168.0.5
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