Subject: Re: ipfilter and bridge
To: Blair Stilwell <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/26/2002 20:58:57
In some email I received from Blair Stilwell, sie wrote:
> I have been using the ethernet bridge psuedo device with 1.5ZB and 
> 1.5ZC.  It works great, but it doesn't seem to work with ipfilter. 
> NetBSD and some spare G3's I have would make a great transparent 
> firewall platform.  Are there plans for bridge(4) to work with ipfilter 
> in the future?  I've seen this come up a few times in the archives, but 
> not very recently.

I might add, if this does happen then it makes NetBSD more able to compete
with FreeBSD & OpenBSD for firewalling.

(Don't look at me, I'm too busy with IPFilter ;)