[Bridge] Re: PVST
benny+usenet at amorsen.dk
Fri Apr 27 06:43:00 PDT 2007
>>>>> "SH" == Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org> writes:
SH> Someone had sent some patches to do PVST, but PVST seems to be
SH> Cisco centric. and the patched version was too inflexible, so I
SH> didn't put it in mainline.
PVST is indeed Cisco centric. It is also the only way to stay sane if
you have several VLAN's.
However, isn't PVST the same as making a br100 out of eth0.100 and
eth1.100, and turning STP on? Hopefully the STP packets should then
emerge with a VLAN tag of 100.
More information about the Bridge