RFC: ported NetBSD if_bridge

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-current-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sat Apr 17 06:26:36 PDT 2004

Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org> writes:

> On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Bruce A. Mah wrote:

> > 1.  ng_bridge(4) doesn't do spanning tree.  Neither does bridge(4).
> WHICH spanning tree? Spanning tree is a generic term..
> Are you refering to a particular implimentation of something that uses
> spanning tree algorythms?

They're referring to IEEE 802.1d.
This is an important feature for building large bridged networks.

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