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Re: Bridging on U60 with qfe

On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 05:59:32PM -0500, Small, Jim wrote:
> Ben,
> Thank you for the pointer.  I managed to get the bridge-utils64.  It wants a
> newer version of libc6-sparc64.  I noticed this is only in the unstable
> branch, so I changed my system to update everything to unstable.  This seems
> to have resulted in some stability issues (surprise, right???  ;-).  Anyway,
> my question is, if I just want to get bridging working, what is the minimum
> I have to do?  Should I just upgrade libc6-sparc64 and dependencies?  Should
> I be running a specific version of the kernel other than 2.4.18?  Does it
> matter if the bridging is compiled into the kernel or a module?
> Currently, when I use brctl, I don't get errors, but doing an addbr br0
> doesn't work.  Nothing is added.
> At this point, I'm thinking I should start over from scratch and I'm hoping
> you can point me in the right direction as far as what I need to get
> bridging working.  I also wanted to mention that I use bridging on the x86
> architecture without issue.  I'm just hoping I can get it working on my U60.

Try a newer kernel. 2.4.18 is really old and the ioctl's may have
changed incompatibly since then.

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