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Date:      Tue, 5 Oct 1999 14:57:41 -0500
From:      "Bill McMilleon" <billm@flink.com>
To:        <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Bridging ethernet over serial devices: possible?  How?
Message-ID:  <000101bf0f6b$e26f8560$6401a8c0@mchome>
In-Reply-To: <000001bf0f5f$b87be3e0$7ea448c3@community.net.uk>

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I have two external modems and would like to do a
LAN to LAN connection that bridges ethernet frames 
(I need IP and IPX on both ends and it needs to look like 
one big LAN, read: no NAT).  Can anyone point me in the 
direction I need to go to get this working under 
FreeBSD (3.2 or 3.3)?  I've seen a Bridging-HOWTO for 
Linux that discusses the program BRCFG in applications for
NIC-to-NIC bridging, but I don't see anything about 
NIC-to-serial device bridging.

One other thing: does the linux program brcfg work under 
FreeBSD's linux emulation?

TIA,
Bill McMilleon
billmc@internetaddress.nospam.com
Alltel



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