Re: RFC: Simple Private VLAN impl.

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Joakim Tjernlund <joakim.tjernlund@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Add them to a bridge and the bridge will pass pkgs between them, right?

Of course.

> However no real switch I know would do that because they are on
> the same physical interface.

True, and this is very problematic.

> I think the bridge needs to check the physical interface too and don't
> forward pkgs back on the same physical interface.

Certainly not. Real-world configurations are made impossible by doing
that.

Linux doesn't need to limit itself to the myopic views of traditional
switch designers. Their hardware is broken, ours isn't.


/Benny

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