Re: Bridging problem.. please help

From: Jason Boxman (
Date: 2002-08-10 17:59:05 UTC

On Tuesday 06 August 2002 01:25 am, Robby Ku wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got host AP driver installed and now i am
> trying to set up a bridge (br0) between a wired (eth0)
> and a wireless (wlan0) network. The problem is that
> after the installation, the wired network (eth0)
> became inactive (note: previously was active). So, i
> cant ping or browse the internet. But i can still
> accessed through wired network to other PCs here. Even
> after i activate the eth0, i cant ping or browse the
> internet.
> Any help please?

Maybe if you post your bridged ethernet setup. I assume you enabled ethernet bridging in the kernel and configured this with the brctl utility?

You need to ifconfig eth0 and ifconfig wlan0 before you can bridge them and br0 should be the new interface.

> Thanks,
> Robby Ku
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