Rogier R. Mulhuijzen writes:
> But from my list of wishes I'd say the first 3 are gone. All that's left is
> spanning tree. I'm probably going to need this pretty soon, so once more
> I'm asking if anyone is working on it. If not I'll start on it.
Do you have references for how to do this? As I understand it, there
are special Ethernet addresses that are "for bridges only -- do not
forward" that are used to construct the spanning tree, etc. What is
the "standard" algorithm used by bridges, etc.?
> Also, a quick question for you netgraph guys. Why is it that ng_one2many
> send a packet only out of one hook? I can see use for an algorithm that
> sends packets from the 'one' hook to all the 'many' hooks (that are up) and
> keep the normal behaviour for many to one.
Hmm.. you could also get that affect using log2(n) ng_tee(4) nodes..
Archie Cobbs * Whistle Communications, Inc. * http://www.whistle.com
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