[Bridge] Designated port Selection

Prasenjit Manna pmanna at netd.com
Tue Aug 9 22:45:49 PDT 2005


I am sending this mail once again.
Please have a look and give me some suggestions.

Prasenjit Manna wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have two questions:
> 
> 1. br_designated_port_selection() in br_stp.c:
>    In this function, the port, which is not DISABLED and
>    br_should_become_designated_port, then the port is becoming
>    designated port.
> 
>    Question: Why the port state(DISABLED) is checking here? According to
>              standard, there should not be any checking for disabled.
> 
> 2. br_stp_set_bridge_priority() in br_stp_if.c:
>    In this function also, the same DISABLED checking is done.
> 
>    Question: Why the port state(DISABLED) is checking here also for
>              updating the bridge priority?
> 
> 
> Thanks and Regards,
> Prasenjit
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