Subject: Re: Change to bridging? (was Re: IPF and ssh
To: NetBSD current-users mailing list <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Rob Quinn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/18/2003 12:07:30
> I'm managing my machine over hme0. I create the bridge, put hme0 in it, and
> bring it up (without ipf) and things are fine. As soon as I put hme1 (which
> is ifconfig down, no IP address, no link) into the bridge my connections to
> the host hang. This is NetBSD-current/sparc64 on an Ultra10.
I put GATEWAY in my kernel. With the bridge up I can kill the management
connections by toggling net.inet.ip.forwarding and net.inet.ip.checkinterface:
checkinterface = 0, forwarding = 0
checkinterface = 0, forwarding = 1
checkinterface = 1, forwarding = 1
checkinterface = 1, forwarding = 0
> My -current/i386 box works as expected....
All four variations work fine on my /i386 laptop (with ex interfaces). Except
when the laptop pagefaults in ex_intr, which it's done twice now.
> 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.
For my most recent test: