The bridge-utils package contains a utility needed to create and manage bridge devices. This is useful in setting up networks for a hosted virtual machine (VM).
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.10 platform.
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Enable the following options in the kernel configuration and recompile the kernel if necessary:
[*] Networking support ---> [CONFIG_NET] Networking options ---> <*/M> 802.1d Ethernet Bridging [CONFIG_BRIDGE]
Install bridge-utils by running the following commands:
patch -Np1 -i ../bridge-utils-1.5-linux_3.8_fix-2.patch && autoconf -o configure configure.in && ./configure --prefix=/usr && make
Testing the results requires running the six shell scripts in the
tools/ directory. Two of the tests
require two ethernet ports. Some tests will not preserve the
current network configuration. See
tests/README for details.
Now, as the
Last updated on 2016-09-05 19:31:16 -0500