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Date:	Tue, 27 Mar 2007 19:18:10 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] bridge: don't route packets while learning

From: Stephen Hemminger <>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 14:15:52 -0700

> While in the STP learning state, don't route packets; wait until
> forwarding delay has expired. The purpose of the forwarding delay
> is to detect loops in the network, and if a brouter started up
> and started forwarding, it could cause a flood.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <>

Also applied to net-2.6.22

Thanks Stephen.
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