[Bridge] Re: [PATCH] (3/4) bridge linkstate handling

jamal hadi at cyberus.ca
Thu Jul 29 05:12:52 PDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 19:24, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> This makes bridge port status reflect both the state of the interface
> from software (up/down) and the carrier.  It makes STP handle link failure
> (cable breakage, etc).  The original concept comes from a 
> Mark Ruijter <bridge at siennax.com> who implemented it differently.
> My way is simpler and requires no polling.
> Obviously, this link state detection will only work if the network card
> handles the events properly.

nice. Does this entrench STP further in the kernel?
Still planning to move it out to user space?


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