USB tethering issues

Lucas, GuillaumeX guillaumex.lucas at intel.com
Wed Jan 26 02:40:16 PST 2011


Hi Martin,

> > You might just have a kernel without bridge support by accident. I think
> > we used to have a MeeGo bug open for that, but that got fixed. Same
> > applies for having a kernel with proper set of netfilter modules for IP
> > forwarding and masquerading.
> MeeGo tethering feature is still be blocked by kernel bridge support.
> I have filed the bug.
> http://bugs.meego.com/show_bug.cgi?id=11316
> In the bug, I attached my config to enable the bridge. When working on
> the feature I recompiled the kernel with bridge support, and tethering
> works fine.

I'm agree with that. If I used a kernel who do not have the bridge support the create_bridge() function will failed. This is logical.

What I do not understand it's why there is absolutely no call to the create_bridge() function during my test. Even if I used a kernel who do not have bridge support, for me the call to this function must be done when I enable the tethering.

I'll enabling the bridge support in my kernel today to see if this improve my test.

Regards,
Guillaume
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