[Soekris] OBSD bridge example on Soekris?

neal rauhauser neal at lists.rauhauser.net
Thu Dec 18 01:54:38 UTC 2003


   It works from sis0 to sis1 and the wireless problem, after a little 
probing, turned out to be a really nasty cable run - we could get pings 
across it but it was eating larger frames.

   Thanks for the response ...

goat wrote:
> Look for the following line in /etc/sysctl.conf and make sure that it's uncommented:
> 
> #net.inet.ip.forwarding=1       # 1=Permit forwarding (routing) of packets
> 
> goat
> 
> neal rauhauser wrote:
> 
>>   I've got a pair of NET4511 and I've added Netgate wireless cards and 
>>Memorex 32 meg compact flash, fooled with the OpenSoekris script a bit 
>>to get what I want, and they're nice little BSD boxes when this is done.
>>
>>
>>  However ... I am new to OpenBSD and I've not used the bridge device 
>>before on any operating system. I looked at what the OpenSoekris script 
>>did, then I mounted the image with vnconfig and adjusted /etc/rc to the 
>>following:
>>
>>brconfig bridge0 add sis0
>>brconfig bridge0 add sis1
>>brconfig bridge0 add wi0
>>brconfig bridge0 up
>>
>>  I easily get traffic from sis0 to sis1, I can assign an IP address to 
>>the wireless cards here on the bench and access either side, but I can't 
>>get it to pass traffic. If I examine brconfig -a I see the MAC of the 
>>remote wireless device. /etc/pf.conf just has pass in/out all. Still no 
>>traffic. I dig in with tcpdump and I see the wireless interface on one 
>>side trying to forward broadcast/multicast traffic but it never appears 
>>on the other side.
>>
>>  I'm really at a loss for what to do next ... I'd be very grateful if 
>>someone could forward an /etc/rc from a system doing simple ad hoc 
>>bridging with OpenBSD. Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
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