[Bridge] linux bridge does not bridge bpdu packets

Cameron Schaus cam at schaus.ca
Sat Apr 21 16:20:31 PDT 2007

Roman Glebov wrote:

>The problem is : all stp packets which come to one side of the Bridge are
>not forwarded to the other side. Which distrubs stp when this device is
>put inbetween of two stp capable devices.
>It forwards all traffik through it.
>Normal udp/tcp traffik is forwarded.
>I switched stp on it "off" so it does not participate in Spanning tree
I don't think you are doing anything wrong.  I asked this question a 
while back, and was told that this behaviour conforms to the 802 spec.
Please see: 


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