Allowing CARP to use arbitrary OUI prefix and allocating block from FreeBSD's OUI space assignment for that
Bjoern A. Zeeb
bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Thu May 8 10:28:26 UTC 2014
On 08 May 2014, at 09:50 , Eygene Ryabinkin <rea at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> Apart from that I thought the different version number was sufficient
> The thing is that both VRRP and CARP packets use MAC address (on
> Ethernet at least) that equals to 00:00:5e:00:01:$VRID. So in case
> that $VRID is the same and VRRP and CARP admins aren't aware of each
> other, there will be MAC conflict, so L2 packets will be switched
> in a "funny" manner.
How’s that different routing guys running VRRP on the routers and
server guys running vrrp on the servers and conflicting on the ID?
It’s a management problem in the administrative broadcast domain
not a CARP vs. VRRP problem.
Bjoern A. Zeeb "Come on. Learn, goddamn it.", WarGames, 1983
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