DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2008-07
Re: question about bridge and dummynet
:I would like to ask if it is impossible to compile "bridge" into
:I tried "options BRIDGE" and "device if_bridge", both failed with
:error "unknown option/device".
I think it can only be loaded as a module.
:I had to revise "/etc/rc.conf" (cloned_interfaces="bridge0" ...) to
:bring bridge to work, and set "net.link.ether.ipfw=1,"
:but I found dummynet does not work with bridging traffic. Also, I
:could not find variables like "net.link.ether.bridge_ipfw" .
:Can anyone help me with that?
It likely wouldn't, but it does look like PF (packet filter)
can be used with bridges.
man pf.conf and pfctl. It takes a bit of getting used to, PF
is far more sophisticated then IPFW.
:Besides, I found another variable "net.inet.ip.dummynet.cpu", what's
(I don't know the answer to that one)
:Thank you very much.