[Bridge] linux bridge does not bridge bpdu packets

Roman Glebov sleon at sleon.dyndns.org
Sun Apr 22 03:15:31 PDT 2007


Hallo,

Thank you very much for that suggestion.

I need that it forwards that functionality.
Because it should be completely transparent.

I think i will patch the kernel


With regards,

Roman Glebov

> 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
>>communications.
>>
>>
> 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:
> https://lists.linux-foundation.org/pipermail/bridge/2006-December/005169.html
>
> Cam
>
>



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