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Re: openvpn restart - bridge loses tap0 interface

On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 02:43:18PM -0600, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 March 2009 07:47:06 Bernd Aufrecht wrote:
> > How can I create a permanent tap0 interface?
> Tap interfaces are by their very nature transient, so that's not very easy.  
> You could use tunctl to create the tap interface, but I'm not sure if 
> OpenVPN will use an existing tap interface the way you'd like.

mine always turn up on the right tap devices
dev tap0
proto tcp-client

I explicitly set the dev name 

> > Is /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/bridge a good place to start
> > or am I missing something in the config?
> You should probably figure out a way to tell OpenVPN to run a script after 
> it has created the tap interface, and use that script to add the interface 
> to your persistent bridge (instead of/in addition to whatever configuration 
> OpenVPN is already doing to the device).
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