[Bridge] Re: [PATCH 1/4] bridge: don't change packet type

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Apr 25 22:05:17 PDT 2007

From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 16:47:38 -0700

> The change to forward STP bpdu's (for usermode STP) through normal path,
> changed the packet type in the process. Since link local stuff is multicast, it
> should stay pkt_type = PACKET_MULTICAST.  The code was probably copy/pasted
> incorrectly from the bridge pseudo-device receive path.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>


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