Archive for March 1st, 2012

Adding a bridge interface to Linux

By jbayer - Last updated: Thursday, March 1, 2012

A bridge is a way to connect two Ethernet segments together in a protocol independent way. Packets are forwarded based on Ethernet address, rather than IP address (like a router). Since forwarding is done at Layer 2, all protocols can go transparently through a bridge. Among other reasons, if you are running KVM or Xen, and you […]