The way the machine is configured, it doesn't have an IP Address, and
the reason is that the link it is on is actually an 802.1q trunk. It is
also quite far away from me at the moment, so I can't run the brctl show
command right now.
The trunk was created like this:
1. brctl addbr br0
2. brctl addif br0 eth0
3. brctl addif br0 eth1
I think this may be the problem.....
I seem to remember from playing around with VLANs on linux before that
certain drivers needed patching to correctly interpret VLAN tags, and
since the machine I am using here is a laptop, I am guessing that the
Xircom Realport driver probably hasn't been patched or doesn't support
passing of VLAN tagged packets.
Maybe I'm wrong, but when I replace the 'bridge' with a crossover cable,
everything is fine...
From: Paul Jakma [mailto:paul at clubi.ie]
Sent: 06 December 2004 17:59
To: Hamilton, David (TSG C&I)
Cc: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Ethernet Bridging issues
On Mon, 6 Dec 2004, Hamilton, David (TSG C&I) wrote:
> I am using brctl to establish the link, and tc to set the transfer
>> Anyone have any experience or suggestions?
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.iepaul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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