does ifconfig see netgraph bridges?

Nikos Vassiliadis nvass at
Sun May 19 18:32:22 UTC 2013


On 05/19/2013 04:57 PM, Joe wrote:
> I create a ng bridge but issuing ifconfig does not show the bridge.
> Running 9.1-RELEASE.
> Is this a bug?

ifconfig is not supposed to know about a netgraph bridge. So this is
by design. Also, since the bridge is supposed to be transparent to the
network i wouldn't know what kind of information would be relevant to 
ifconfig, that is the netgraph bridge has no MAC, no IP etc. What info
are you after?


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