[PATCH bridge-2.6.11] bridge hub_enabled option

[PATCH bridge-2.6.11] bridge hub_enabled option

Post by Alpt » Wed, 30 Mar 2005 20:40:14

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On Sun, Mar 27, 2005 at 11:27:00AM +0200, Alpt after a spiritual call wrote :
~> Bridge hub_enabled patch:
~> this patch adds the hub_enabled option for bridge.
~> By default the hub_enabled flag is set to 1. In this case nothing changes, the
~> bridge, as usually, acts as a hub and flood_forward the input pkts to all its
~> ports. When hun_enabled is set to 0, the bridge stops to flood_forward the input
~> traffic and takes only the pkts sent to it.
~> Disabling the hub option is useful to join multiple interfaces into a unique virtual
~> one, thus becomes possible to have easily an ad-hoc network topology using multiple
~> interfaces.


The document describing this patch is here:

There is a small correction for this patch. The new version is attached
here and be be found also here:

The patch for the bridge-utils:

Thanks go to Craig Robson.

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