[NCLUG] Re: Creating a remote bridge

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Thu Jul 8 09:10:14 MDT 2004

On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 12:52:54PM -0600, scottkly at frii.com wrote:
>I think this article probably has what you're looking for:

Note that bridging over an ethertap probably requires at least one of
the last few released kernels.  There was a bug in the kernel that
caused these configurations to lock the machine quite quickly after the
bridge came up.

I've used CIPE in the past for bridging over long distances, and had
success with it.  However, that was years ago.

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Sean Reifschneider, Member of Technical Staff <jafo at tummy.com>
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