[Bridge] RSTP implementation
shemminger at linux-foundation.org
Wed Apr 11 10:11:53 PDT 2007
On Wed, 11 Apr 2007 10:27:17 +0200
tw05k121 at technikum-wien.at wrote:
> for a universitary project, RSTP (802.1D-2004, Ch. 17) shall be
> implemented on an embedded linux device.
> My questions: were there any further developments since the version
> from Marco Goetze, which was available for download on
> http://linux-net.osdl.org/index.php/Talk:Bridge ?
> On the site is announced that it is unusable and that some pieces are
> missing. Is there any documentation about 'why' it's unusable and
> 'what' is missing so somebody (like me) might be able to finish the
> thanks in advance for any info!
> Mario Gartner
We are close to having a user level RSTP..
Aji Srinivas did a version, but it had a number of things I wanted to fix
before releasing. The kernel pieces are in the pre 2.6.22 tree. And
the user-level code is in git tree:
IT DOESN'T WORK YET.
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>
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