[Bridge] RSTP implementation status

Vitalii Demianets vitas at nppfactor.kiev.ua
Wed Nov 23 18:52:18 UTC 2011

On Wednesday 23 November 2011 12:57:05 Martino Fornasa wrote:
> I'm taking a look of the pointer you provided me.
> If I understand correctly, it should be possible to implement RSTP in
> user space, by using the actual kernel interface to the bridging
> subsystem. However, implementing MSTP should be a different issue, due
> to the interconnection with VLAN issues...

Yes, you are correct.
But you still can use mstpd as 802.1Q-compatible RSTP implementation and it 
works with current kernel bridging code.

Vitalii Demianets

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