Subject: Re: bringing up bridge0 makes hme0 stop
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/11/2007 15:35:14
> Hi all,
> I've just gone and bridged tap0 to hme0 on my Ultra 10 and I stopped  
> getting packets in and out of hme0. I switched off hme0 hardware  
> checksums on a hunch and I started to get packets. Is this supposed  
> to happen? I'm guessing not.
> I'm running NetBSD/sparc64 4.0_BETA2 from a couple of days ago.
> I brought up the tap and bridge with
> 	ifconfig tap0 create
> 	ifconfig bridge0 create
> 	brconfig bridge0 add tap0 add hme0 up
> tcpdump showed no packets and ping couldn't look up host names in the  
> DNS. I put tcpdump in the background then disabled hardware checksums  
> and started a ping. Right away tcpdump started reporting network  
> traffic.
> If nobody can tell me that it's supposed to work that way, I'll raise  
> a PR.
> Cheers,
> Lloyd

see PR/21831.