Subject: Re: Changing the PHY status reporting
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.org>
From: Brad <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/18/2006 18:18:47
On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 03:15:36PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> On Jul 11, 1:30pm, "Liam J. Foy" wrote:
> } Just as a side note, CARP is basically now completely working. The
> } last remaining issues have been resolved now.
> } Hope to have a patch ready within the next few days(against HEAD).
> Do we know whether or not CARP violates Cisco's patent? I.e. is
> bringing CARP in a wise idea? We should probably just implement VRRP
> as it is the standard and Cisco has said they will allow people
> implementing it to use their patent. A different protocol, such as
> CARP, may get us into trouble.
> }-- End of excerpt from "Liam J. Foy"
You're confusing CARP with VRRP. It is the other way around.