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SubjectRe: linux bridge?
  Dan Hollis <> writes:
> Is the bridging code up to par yet, and can it deal with e.g. 4 or 8
> ethernet interfaces?
The bridge code is not up to anything. It needs a major rework because the
way it goes about doing things is broken. :-(

For now, there are two options -- (a) use the bridge code that's on the
multiport card (there's at least one which does this, but don't ask me
which one...), or (b) use the card as a bunch of separate interfaces, and
route between them.

Anyway, this is really a topic for linux-net.
I don't want to bore you, but there's nobody else around for me to bore.
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