[Bridge] Bridge code enhancement (link state detection) and
bugfix. (patches included).
DanE at aiinet.com
Tue Jul 20 06:02:18 PDT 2004
Adding an STP state seems like a bad idea. Aren't br->stp_enabled and
(dev->flags & IFF_UP) sufficient to determine whether check_link()
should reenable a port?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bridge-bounces at lists.osdl.org
> [mailto:bridge-bounces at lists.osdl.org] On Behalf Of Mark Ruijter
> Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 7:25 AM
> To: Stephen Hemminger
> Cc: bridge at lists.osdl.org
> Subject: Re: [Bridge] Bridge code enhancement (link state
> detection) and bugfix. (patches included).
> Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > Could you split out the link state monitoring, and look at
> bonding to see
> > how they are doing it?
> > I have a fix for vlan code that passes MII and ethtool
> requests from the virtual
> > to physical device, so the bridge code wouldn't need to the
> hack about root device.
> I've attached two patches that implement link state monitoring as
> described above.
> De bridge-utils patch also fixes a small bug:
> ./brctl stp TEST
> Segmentation fault
> Mark Ruijter.
> bridge at siennax.com
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