Fedora Ethernet bridge

Andrew Jorgensen andrew at jorgensenfamily.us
Fri May 16 16:31:09 MDT 2008


On Fri, 2008-05-16 at 15:43 -0600, Nat Brown wrote:
> I installed Fedora 8 from the Live CD image on an HP DL320 server and
> set it up in a data center to do mail relay.  Now I need to bridge the
> two network cards in the server to act as a switch, while still having
> it act in the mail relay role.  For some reason, I can't get this to
> work properly.

Redhat / Fedora have their own network scripts for setting up bridges.
I don't recall what the process is (and I can't seem to find the docs!)
but there are surely manpages or other docs on your system that describe
them.  Back when I used Fedora I found some bugs in those scripts even.

See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=125259 for an example of
how I was configuring my bridge.




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