Re: GMRP support ?

From: Stephen Hemminger
Date: Mon Mar 05 2007 - 17:08:23 EST


On Mon, 5 Mar 2007 07:57:39 -0800
Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, 05 Mar 2007 10:53:34 +0100 xerces8 wrote:
>
> > Hi!
> >
> > Is there any work on IEEE 802.1D GARP/GMRP support in linux?

No.

> > GMRP tells switches about multicast group membership, read :
> > no more broadcasting of multicast traffic, but sending only
> > to interested parties.

Linux has bridging code, but doesn't do anything special with
multicast.

> > I have no idea of support level in switches, I guess it is
> > a chicken-egg problem.
> >
> > Regards,
> > David
> >
> > PS: This mail list is really low traffic. Are the network experts
> > somewhere else ?
>
> Yes, Linux network development is done at netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx .
>
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