Re: BUG/DANGER in Bridging-kernel code

Alan Cox (
Mon, 4 Nov 1996 22:43:33 +0000 (GMT)

> Enable bridging (yes, i know it's experimental) and strange things will happen,
> i.e. packets will get routed at link-level between (in this case)
> isdn and ethernet-devices. I never told him so and I haven't installed
> the briding-software so far, but enabled kernel-support for it.

Well I would argue its not a strange thing to happen. The bridge code detected
an ISDN port that was impersonating ethernet and used it. The bridge starts
off disabled so it shouldnt have caused a problem. Humm.