Posts tagged 'OpenWrt'

VDSL Modem in Bridge Mode: How does it work?

In networking terms, a Bridge is a way in which multiple networking interfaces (physical or virtual) can be made to function as as if they were a single network interface. In general terms, this is how clients associated with a router on both wired Ethernet and wireless can communicate together. In my specific case, I have a VDSL modem which is configured in bridged mode and plugging into my Turris Omnia router to enable the Turris to connect to the Internet.

With details scarce online about exactly how this black magic works to allow my Ethernet-only router to connect to …