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Old 06-02-2004, 05:38 AM   #1
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Exclamation Network bridge


I've got two eth adapters, each connected to another network. I don't know what (or where) I need to configure to bridge the two network connections (in wingoz it's a matter of point'n'click, but I don't trust that thing too much).

What do I need to set up to bridge the two connections? Or, another question... How can I be seen as part of both networks, when the connection is not bridged? (I don't think i can run 2 samba servers, plus it wouldn't be a solution)
 
Old 06-02-2004, 07:55 AM   #2
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Have you looked at: <http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/BRIDGE-STP-HOWTO/>

You can probably ignore the bits about spanning trees.

Hope this helps!
 
Old 08-21-2004, 07:46 PM   #3
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thx for the link, kbcnetau.

however i cant seem to be able to get it to work. i am trying bridge the NIC's that connect to the internet. after adding a new bridge and adding all the ethn's to the bridge, everytime i type "ifconfig bridge up" my comp gets slower and slower and eventually freezes. i'm using slackware 10 kernel 2.6.7 i have 4 eth's 3 connecting to internet, the other one will be used for lan later. any help would be appreciated
 
  


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