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Re: improvements

On 30/09/2013 8:44 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 06:56:54AM +1000, Darren Reed wrote:
>> On 29/09/2013 8:24 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>>> ...
>>> So, if I get it right, you want one bridge(4) per forwarding
>>> domain, not one bridge that handle several forwarding domain. How
>>> would one port belonging to several forwarding domains (via 802.1q
>>> encap for example) be represented ?
>> Simple.
>> Create multiple vlan(4) interfaces per port and have each vlan(4)
>> interface be a member of a different bridge(4) domain.
> I'm not sure I like this. This is the opposite of how you manage a
> real switch (hp, cisco, etc ...). On these device, you have a single view
> of the switching fabric, with vlan tag information when pertinent.

Remember that what you're comparing here is the design of the underlying
system that you never see with a Cisco/HP switch. All that you see from
them is what the management interface presents.


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