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Re: brctl setfd virbr0 0.1 by default?



On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 10:58 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 04:06:50PM -0400, Warren Togami wrote:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=435757
> > Sometime after F8, something changed where stuff attached to a bridge 
> > fails to connect until 15 seconds later.  A manual workaround of brctl 
> > setfd BRIDGENAME 0.1 makes stuff work immediately.
> > 
> > Are there any reasons why don't we do this by default for virbr0 in libvirt?
> 
> Because no one has ever suggested it before...
> 
> Arguably we should just turn off STP on the virbr0 device. Since it is
> not connected directly to the public LAN[1] there is no risk of network
> loops and thus spanning tree protocol is pointless for virbr0.

Is there no chance of bridging directly to the outside world by adding a
real Ethernet device to the bridge?

-- 
dwmw2


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