On Thursday 13 January 2011 13:42:30 Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
> Hi,
> Please, review the attached patch. It is against yesterday's HEAD
> and it virtualizes if_bridge.
> You can use the bridgetest script to create quickly a topology
> with redundant links to test STP.

Looks good to me, though I'm wondering is there any particular reason why you 
prefer to create bridge instances in the "root" vnet first, and then move 
them to other vnets, instead of creating bridge instances directly in target 

In other words:

ifconfig bridge1 create
ifconfig bridge1 vnet x


jexec x ifconfig bridge1 create

In a near future, each vnet will have its own list of cloning ifnets 
(currently only lo and vlan cloners are per-vnet, while other cloning ifnet 
types use global cloners), so maybe it might be a good practice to attempt to 
avoid having ifnet with its cloner attached in one vnet while being loaned to 
another (though in some cases this is unavoidable, such as with epair 


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