Subject: Re: bridge(4) fixes and improvement
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/19/2003 11:35:10
On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 06:45:18PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to commit the attached diff. It fixes two bugs I found with
> bridge(4):
> - stp isn't initialised when we turn the bridge up; as a result
>   brconfig bridge0 add if0 add if1 stp if0 stp if1 up
>   (which is the way of setting up stp in brconfig(8)) doen't work
>   because the stp state for both interface stays disabled.
> - in brconfig, setting the if priority doesn't work because of a cut-n-paste
>   mistake: do_cmd() was called with BRDGSPRI instead of BRDGSIFPRIO.
> It also adds the a way to change an interface path cost. This is usefull in
> some cases. For example, you have a backup link which you don't want to be
> used.

FYI, I just commited this

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. 
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference