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Re: kernel/3781: Can't add a tun device to a bridge



On Mon, 10 May 2004 16:13:08 -0400 (EDT)
kurt@raschke.net wrote:

> >Description:
> 	Trying to add a tun device to a bridge using brconfig results in >an error.  This would be done to, for example, set up a bridging VPN >with OpenVPN.

I think that this isn't a bug. From the man pages of brconfig:

 Bridge devices create a logical link
 between two or more Ethernet interfaces or encapsulation interfaces  (see gif(4))

tun0 isn't a Ethernet interfaces. Anyway with OpenVPN you have to use
tap interface, instead of tun interface,to activate bridging.
tun interface is for routing only.

Bye.