Re: [PATCH] [bridge] Add split horizon

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Benny Amorsen <benny+usenet@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 13/06/2009 01:58:53:
> Joakim Tjernlund <Joakim.Tjernlund@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Currently the bridge does not impl. split horizon which will easily
> > cause loops when 2 or more VLANs are added from the same physical interface.
> Why would they cause loops? If your topology isn't loop free, run
> spanning tree in the VLAN's. Yet another thing most hardware switches
> can't do, incidentally.

ehh, connect two Linux bridges that have 2 VLANs in common on the interswitch connection.
What happens?


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