[Bridge] linux bridge does not bridge bpdu packets
shemminger at linux-foundation.org
Sun Apr 22 09:50:11 PDT 2007
Roman Glebov wrote:
> i have here transparent linux based bridge.
> 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
> It is a very simple setup :
> br0 with eth0 and eht1 as ports. without any additional firewall rules.
> I am using 2.6.18-4-686 debian kernel(testing).
> i even did setfd br0 0.
> What am i doing wrong ?
> Do i need to use ebtables to explicitely forward the traffic?
Turn on STP in the bridge, it will then receive process and send it's
own STP BPDU's.
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