[linux-dvb] Bridging.

stonewall at inebraska.com stonewall at inebraska.com
Mon Jul 11 22:44:16 CEST 2005


On Monday 11 July 2005 20:42, Stonie R. Cooper wrote:
> _J - I was using budget cards - actually, I have tried two, the
> discontinued Hauppauge Nova-S and the BBTI SkyStar2 card.  I have a Twinhan
> PCI card . . . but we know the story on that one . . my strong preference
> is the SkyStar2 card . . . but I have others for verification.
>
> And the linuxtv stuff is working fine - and I realize that bridging is
> off-topic . . . so maybe this would open up the topic on how to rope all
> the PID devices together.
>
> On how I do it:
>
> # brctl addbr br0
> # brctl stp br0 off
> # brctl addif br0 dvb0_0
> # brctl addif br0 dvb0_1
> # brctl addif br0 dvb0_2
> # ifconfig dvb0_0 0.0.0.0 up
> # ifconfig dvb0_1 0.0.0.0 up
> # ifconfig dvb0_2 0.0.0.0 up
> # ifconfig br0 10.230.17.25 up
>
> And at that point, up through kernel 2.6.11.11, all the traffic that would
> normally be on the three dvb-s network devices is now coming across br0. 
> It makes routing much easier.
>
> Ray
>
> On Monday 11 July 2005 20:34, Jeremy Hall wrote:
> > How did you get them to bridge together?
> >
> > Are you using a budget or ff card?
> >
> > _J
> >
> > In the new year, stonewall at inebraska.com wrote:
> > > This is mostly a sanity check - just to see if anyone else has seen
> > > this.
> > >
> > > I receive multicast ip-by-satellite packets on a single service that
> > > uses multiple PIDs.  Unfortunately, all the multicast packets come from
> > > the same address, so I have to bridge all the resulting dvb0_? devices
> > > in order to be able to interface all PIDs and not have all sorts of
> > > routing issues.
> > >
> > > Up through 2.6.11.11, this worked like a charm.  With 2.6.12.2, though,
> > > I'm sunk.  No errors on the bridge creation or roping in the individual
> > > dvb0_? devices - dmesg shows that it detected the topology change, and
> > > entering the forwarding state.
> > >
> > > I just love these new "features"; I have posed the same to the
> > > linux-kernel list - but was curious, because I cannot be the only that
> > > has to do this with the linuxtv drivers.
> > >
> > > R Cooper
> > >
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