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Why do the members of a bridge lose their Ip address?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have created a bridge using to existing network interfaces: $ brctl addif br0 eth1 $ brctl addif br0 eth2 Why do eth1 and eth2 lose their ip address? What's the reasoning behind it? Thanks. PS this is on ubuntu linux. (HowTos)