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Date:      Sun, 19 May 2013 20:32:13 +0200
From:      Nikos Vassiliadis <nvass@gmx.com>
To:        Joe <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com>
Cc:        "<freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: does ifconfig see netgraph bridges?
Message-ID:  <51991AAD.4020201@gmx.com>
In-Reply-To: <5198E85A.9000702@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <5198E85A.9000702@a1poweruser.com>

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Hi,

On 05/19/2013 04:57 PM, Joe wrote:
> I create a ng bridge but issuing ifconfig does not show the bridge.
> Running 9.1-RELEASE.
> Is this a bug?

ifconfig is not supposed to know about a netgraph bridge. So this is
by design. Also, since the bridge is supposed to be transparent to the
network i wouldn't know what kind of information would be relevant to 
ifconfig, that is the netgraph bridge has no MAC, no IP etc. What info
are you after?

Nikos




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