Subject: Re: IP on bridge interface?
To: None <>
From: Juha K Kallio <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/17/2003 13:35:58
On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 11:43:56AM +0200, Stefan Sonnenberg-Carstens wrote:
> You can assign a IP adress to one of the interfaces which are part of your
> bridge.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Juha K Kallio" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 9:38 AM
> Subject: IP on bridge interface?
> > Why I cannot assign an IP-address for a bridge interface in NetBSD? I am
> trying to network three machines by installing two
> > NICs in one, and making it a bridge. This was possible with linux, but
> NetBSD doesn't seem to allow assigning an IP-address
> > for the bridge. Is there any other way to do this? Assigning an IP to one
> of the NICs obviously doesn't work, and I want to
> > have all the machines on the same network.
> >
> >

I have tried that. bridge0 consists of rtk0 and rtk1. If I assign to rtk0, I can only ping, which 
is connected to rtk0. just timeouts. Do I have to set up some special routes?