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Re: Bridge interface and IP address

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:12:54AM +0200, Lukasz Wojcik wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for the answer for a question, if it is allowed somehow
> to assign an IP address to the virtual bridge interface ? As far as
> i know it is possible in Linux. I believe it can also be done in
> FreeBSD using just ifconfig. It seems impossible in NetBSD. I could
> not find any information about that, and man page does not specify
> it either. Thanks in advance for your response.

No, you can't assign an IP address to a bridge in NetBSD.
Just assign the IP to one of the interfaces member of the bridge,
it will have the same effect as assigning the IP to the bridge itself
on linux.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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