[Bridge] rstpd & 2.4

Rodolfo Giometti giometti at enneenne.com
Fri Jul 2 06:56:41 PDT 2010


Hello,

project rstpd at
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/shemminger/rstp.git can work
if default kernel stp is disabled by calling userspace program
/sbin/bridge-stp and checking the return code.

On 2.4.27 such mechanism is not implemented so should I backport some
kernel code or I can just disable the STP by using the
BRCTL_SET_BRIDGE_STP_STATE ioctl command? There are any drawbacks in
doing so?

Thanks in advance,

Rodolfo

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