Thunderbolt Bridge?

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by theluggage, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. theluggage macrumors 68040

    Jul 29, 2011
    Recently upgraded to 10.9 and a new network adapter called 'Thunderbolt Bridge' has appeared.

    Does that mean I can string a thunderbolt cable between two Macs, assign an IP address to each end and use it like a point-to-point Ethernet network for file sharing etc., but running at Thunderbolt speeds? could do it with Firewire and its something I've found useful from time to time.

    (I'd suck it and see, but I don't have a thunderbolt cable and another 10.9-equipped Mac handy right now, but it opens various possibilities... Mac Mini as a 'thunderbolt dock'?)
  2. Bear macrumors G3

    Jul 23, 2002
    Sol III - Terra
    A quick web serach on "thunderbolt bridge" found: OS X 10.9 brings fast but choppy Thunderbolt networking.

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