Questions about setting bridge

dave jones s.dave.jones at
Sat Sep 11 03:29:31 UTC 2010

On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Adam Vande More  wrote:
>> I want to setup a bridge in a ring topology since a break at any point
>> along the ring would
>> still leave all stations connected. My machine has two nics. In
>> /etc/rc.conf, I have:
>> ifconfig_em0="inet  netmask"
>> cloned_interfaces="bridge0"
>> ifconfig_em0="up"
>> ifconfig_em1="up"
>> ifconfig_bridge0="addm em0 addm em1 up"
>> ifconfig_bridge0_alias0=" netmask up"
>> I tried to boot my clients using tftpd, but it seems doesn't work if I
>> unpluged
>> em0. If I run "ifconfig em1 inet netmask" then
>> my clients can boot via tftpd. But it's not a bridge, right?
>> I mean should I configure the same ip for em0, em1, and bridge0?
> is not a valid address.  Your addressable hosts are
> -

Oops, typo. Should be
> I think you want to lagg:

In Winodws, I setup a bridge with no problems. But in FreeBSD, it
seems doesn't work :(
> --
> Adam Vande More

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