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Re: Network redundancy (Linux bonding/Solaris IPMP)

On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 12:55:58PM +0200, Niels Dettenbach (Syndicat IT&Internet) wrote:
> On 12. Oktober 2014 10:08:43 MESZ, Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> >No, on NetBSD you can't configure an IP address on a bridge interface.
> hmm, ok, but this confuses me a bit.
> If you define the IP on one of the n ifaces of a bridge how the IP could be reached/managed/used if that iface leaves the bridge or "just" got down/deleted?

It should not leave the bridge or be deleted.
If it's down, it should'nt matter if the bridge has a better path anyway.

> Or does NetBSD did not know the concept of a IP of a bridge (as i.e. on linux) or is there any other official comparable concept?

On NetBSD there's no concept of a IP of a bridge.

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

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