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    Solved Can a FreeBSD bridge outperform off the shelf switches?

    I know the question sounds weird and I can already hear you saying things along the line of "Buy a proper switch!" But hear me out first. I must connect two 10GB fibre networks and happen to have an old, forgotten PC somewhere. Of course, a dual port 10GB fibre PCI-E card will cost much less...
  2. blind0ne

    QinQ experience (VLAN VPN)

    Hi, I'm currently trying to search around and build scheme with QinQ implemented. My question for people already familiar with such "double tagged" frames concept. How It is done in the nutshell, is this 2 tags are originated from access layer switch (The switch were client is connected), or...
  3. patpro

    Solved Reuse Bhyve's public switch with jails

    Hello, I'm running a FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE server that hosts few bhyve VMs. The network config is like this: ixl0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500 options=e507bb<RXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,...> ether ... inet MY.PUBLIC.IP.ADDR netmask 0xffffffc0...
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    Solved Network cuts in and out. Looking for next steps.

    I'm pretty stumped. I had followed the handbook to setup a lagg interface on my Freebsd 12.1 server a few months ago and everything had been working as it should until a couple of days ago. This is how it is and has been setup for about 4 months: em0...
  5. christhegeek

    Considering start using FreeBSD

    I'm a linux user since 1999 , I have tried FreeBSD for some time I made a bunch of successful installations, I'm a "free software" enthusiast and even fanatic I can say and FreeBSD seems to be the right choice. I'm using kdenlive on linux but it is very very unstable with many crashes without...
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    FreeBSD Switching Features

    So I've been playing with a FreeBSD virtual setup to test network functionality, and the routing is awesome, especially vlan subinterfaces. Now I'm trying to make the FreeBSD machine behave as a network switch. One way to do that is to create a bridge and add all the ports to the bridge. This...