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Re: [libvirt-users] STP default behavior for bridged (off) and NAT (on) networking in libvirt



On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 12:47:13PM +0200, Francesco Pretto wrote:
> 2010/4/16 Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com>:
> >
> > I don't believe we're recommending STP=off for bridging.
> >
> 
> Actually STP=off is "recommended" in the wiki [1] in the ubuntu part,
> and there are quotes even in the fedora RHEL parts like this:
> 
> # brctl show
>  bridge name     bridge id               STP enabled     interfaces
>  virbr0          8000.000000000000       yes
>  br0             8000.000e0cb30550       no              eth0
> 
> I don't know who actually wrote that document but is well written and
> helpful, and "!google libvirt networking" points there, so it's just a
> matter of fix imprecisions. If you agree, I'll fix the wiki later (if
> is editable by anyone), recommending to set STP=on and DELAY=0 in all
> cases, whatever NAT or bridging configurations are chosen.

Yes, that sounds good to me.

Daniel
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