[Bridge] help adding RSTP (802.1w) support

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at osdl.org
Wed Apr 19 14:16:06 PDT 2006


On Wed, 19 Apr 2006 14:06:45 -0700 (PDT)
Edward K Chien <edchien at teaktechnologies.com> wrote:

> 
> I am interested in finding out about the current efforts in adding RSTP 
> (802.1w) support to the current bridging module (more interested in 2.6 
> tree).  I am a developer and can offer my help in either developing the 
> code, porting over work from a 2.4 tree, or in a testing capacity.
> 
> I would appreciate it if people who are working on this can contact me and 
> let me know the status of the efforts.  I'd hate to have to write it from 
> scratch, only to throw it away a year later.  Thanks. :-)
> 
> eddie

I am working on adding a netlink interface to communicate all necessary
state information to user space. Then plan to rework rstplib or something
similar.



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