Subject: Re: Change to bridging? (was Re: IPF and ssh
To: Rob Quinn <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/18/2003 16:42:07
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 10:22:14AM -0500, Rob Quinn wrote:
> As soon as I put hme1 (which is
> ifconfig down, no IP address, no link) into the bridge my connections to the
> host hang.

Side note: what semantic should adding a down interface to a bridge have?

Could you check the interface flags that your hme* interface have in the
broken state? The hme chips switches it's simplex behaviour depending on
link type, and the bridge code has severe problems with !simplex interfaces.