I am using Xen virtualization with a bridged mode netwrk. I noticed that there is a lot of spanning tree (as understand) traffic coming from a network. Such as: STP 802.1d, Config, Flags [none], ...
I have set up a bridge on an interface em1 and connected 4 vms to the bridge. I disabled stp on the bridge. There is no chance of looping as there is only one bridge in this setup, there occurs a BPDU ...
In which situation one should enable the bridge_stp for the host bridge when using KVM? Is it worth keeping it disabled when not needed?
I make heavy use of Linux Bridges (brctl) as I have a Xen environment. At the minute, only one physical NIC is connected to the bridge (There are many virtual NICs for the Xen VMs though). In order to ...
how can i completely disable STP in a Opensolaris bridge. This bridge is connected to a Cisco Access Port and will disable the uplink port when the first BPDU arrives. bridged: [ID 581644 ...