Bridge missing in kernel 2.4.18?

Brad Davidson kiloman at
Fri Aug 8 18:01:22 EDT 2003

Andrea G. Forte wrote:
> Things are starting to work....the only thing is that I have the 
> kernel version 2.4.18, I have recompiled the kernel with the bridging option on, 
> but still does not see any of the commands.
> brctl command not found.

The kernel modules are not the same thing as the user-space 
configuration tools. The modules allow the OS to actually bridge 
packets. The tools tell the OS what packets to bridge and where. The 
tool source can be downloaded at the following location:

Compile and install those tools, and the 'brctl' command will be 
available to you.


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