RE: STP handler

From: Eble, Dan
Date: Tue Apr 13 2004 - 08:28:51 EST


What do you mean by "handle" packets? Drop them? Log them? Run the
spanning tree algorithm? The bridge driver in net/bridge/* can do IEEE
802.1D, so that would be a good place to begin your investigation.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: LIZ JOSEPH [mailto:LIZJ@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 2:36 AM
> To: linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: STP handler
>
>
> Hi,
>
> We want to develop a Linux kernel protocol module for
> handling STP packets.
> Can somebody give us leads on how to progress? How do we
> decide if it is an
> STP packet? On the basis of destination MAC address alone?
>
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Liz Joseph
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