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RE: Still no answer on my bridge question



Hi Russell,
When I was looking for more information regarding pf + altq I also ask for
documents describing packets processing and I got the following links:
http://www.redshift.com/~ray/network/packet.gif
http://mniam.net/pf/pf.png
Hope this helps,
Benjamin Constant
TI Automotive 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russell Fulton [mailto:[email protected]] 
> Sent: jeudi 7 avril 2005 2:58
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Still no answer on my bridge question
> 
> Hi,
> 	Earlier I posted a note here asking about the order of 
> processing incoming packets on a bridge with pf. I would 
> really like to know if there is something wrong with our set 
> up or if this is expected behaviour.
> 
> I am seeing packets being dropped by pf that should not 
> traverse the bridge at all (i.e. packets between hosts that 
> are on the same side of the bridge).  After a little thought 
> I came to the conclusion that this is quite plausible since 
> the filtering is taking place on the interface closest to the 
> affected hosts and the packets are hitting pf before they get 
> to the bridging logic.
> 
> I want to know if this conclusion is correct or do I have a 
> problem that should be investigated.
> 
> BTW I have also spent some time looking for docs that 
> describe exact order of processing of packets but could not 
> find anything useful.
> 
> Russell.
> 
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