Subject: Re: bridged interfaces? (for ipfilter)
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/08/1998 22:33:35
On Tue, Sep 08, 1998 at 01:33:22AM -0700, Michael Graff wrote:
>Stefan Grefen <> writes:
>> Hmm man 5 ipf says there is the "to" keyword which allows you to switch
>> packets directly to an interface bypassing the routing code.
>> (this -current )
>> This should do the trick for IP-based protocols. 
>Except that the NetBSD machine won't usually get the packets unless you
>also fake ARP requests.  And now you're not a bridge, or at least not
>a transparent one.

well...wouldn't bridging the non-ip protocols via the bpf include arp
requests/replies?  wouldn't that make you pretty transparent?

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