[ovs-dev] [PATCH] Rapid Spanning Protocol Implementation (IEEE 802.1D) + functional tests

Jarno Rajahalme jrajahalme at nicira.com
Thu Feb 27 00:46:12 UTC 2014


On Feb 25, 2014, at 2:58 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 04:11:23PM +0100, Martino Fornasa wrote:
>> The attached patch is an implementation of the Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
>> (RSTP, IEEE 802.1D-2004) on Open vSwitch.
>> 
>> We have now performed some more in-depth tests on the implementation
>> (you can find the test documentation at https://github.com/M3S/ovs-rstp/wiki).
>> 
>> We already sent a patch a month ago; this one contains some minor fixes, source
>> code for the patch can also found on our GitHub page
>> (https://github.com/M3S/ovs-rstp/tree/rstp).
>> 
>> We should be able to perform some tests on Ixia equipment with a partner
>> company soon. However, if someone on the list does operate Ixia equipment or
>> some other validation tool that performs validation on the RSTP protocol and
>> wants to give us the access, it could speed-up the validation process.
>> 
>> Signed-off by: Daniele Venturino <daniele.venturino at m3s.it>
>> Signed-off by: Martino Fornasa <mf at fornasa.it>
> 
> Jarno, would you mind reviewing this?
> 

Not at all, but it’ll take some days, as I haven’t looked at RSTP before :-)

  Jarno


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