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Re: Ethernet with no IP address

Eric Barnes schreef op wo 10-07-2013 om 08:45 [-0500]:
> Greetings and Salutations;
> Is it possible to access an Ethernet port in Debian WITHOUT it being
> configured?  
> I would like a device that has two ports with no IPs and acts as a
> SWITCH, but with logic to examine and act on packets as they come
> through.
> From the research I've done, this is not possible without developing
> custom device driver and/or possibly changing part of kernel.
> Just looking for some confirmation either way from people that
> know.  :-)

I suspect you mean an Ethernet bridge in this case and for that please
have a look at DebianWiki[1].


[1] http://wiki.debian.org/BridgeNetworkConnections

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