[Bridge] [PATCH net-next] bridge: multicast to unicast

michael-dev michael-dev at fami-braun.de
Mon Jan 9 15:25:54 UTC 2017

Am 09.01.2017 13:15, schrieb Johannes Berg:
>> That is bridge fdb entries (need to) expire so the bridge might
>> "forget" a still-connected station not sending but only consuming
>> broadcast traffic.
> Ok, that I don't know. Somehow if you address a unicast packet there
> the bridge has to make a decision - so it really should know?

If the bridge has not learned the unicast destination mac address on any 
port, it will flood the packet on all ports except the port it received 
the packet on.

M. Braun

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