[Bridge] [PATCH net v2] bridge: stp: when using userspace stp stop kernel hello and hold timers

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Jul 29 06:33:33 UTC 2015


From: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at cumulusnetworks.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:01:05 -0700

> From: Nikolay Aleksandrov <razor at blackwall.org>
> 
> These should be handled only by the respective STP which is in control.
> They become problematic for devices with limited resources with many
> ports because the hold_timer is per port and fires each second and the
> hello timer fires each 2 seconds even though it's global. While in
> user-space STP mode these timers are completely unnecessary so it's better
> to keep them off.
> Also ensure that when the bridge is up these timers are started only when
> running with kernel STP.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Satish Ashok <sashok at cumulusnetworks.com>
> Signed-off-by: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at cumulusnetworks.com>

Applied, thanks.


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