thompsa at freebsd.org
Sat Sep 24 17:22:15 PDT 2005
On Sun, Sep 25, 2005 at 05:22:38AM +1000, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-Sep-24 15:25:06 +0200, Max Laier wrote:
> >for some time now, we have three bridge implementations in the tree:
> > - net/bridge.c - the "old" bridge
> > - net/if_bridge.c - the "new" bridge from Net/OpenBSD
> > - netgraph/ng_bridge.c - the netgraph version 
> >The new code has several advantages over the old version:
> > - Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1D)
> > - better firewall support (IPv6, stateful filtering, ...)
> > - easy ifconfig(8) configuration
> Since I've recently needed it, neither bridge.c nor if_bridge.c allow
> you to bridge VLAN trunks (you can bridge individual VLANs but that
> becomes unwieldly when you have dozens of VLANs). I have code to do
> this in bridge.c.
I'd like to see what you have done here, can I look at the patch.
> >Please test the new alternative if you are using the old one still.
> Has anyone looked at how difficult it would be to get if_bridge.c to
> work in 5.x?
Ive posted it for testing before but didnt get a response, care to try
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