[Soekris] FreeBSD wireless (again)
Jason R Thorpe
thorpej at shagadelic.org
Mon Sep 16 16:25:50 UTC 2002
On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 08:59:19AM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
> He wants multiple units so bridging isn't a good solution because FreeBSD
> doesn't support any kind of spanning tree protocol to avoid loops. OpenBSD
> has this so if he's not wed to FreeBSD it might be a better fit. Longterm
> I've wanted to redo the bridging code in FreeBSD to add the sort of
> functionality that's in OpenBSD.
FWIW, NetBSD also supports bridging + spanning tree. The code is based
on Jason Wright's bridge code for OpenBSD, but has been modified somewhat
(and I've had reports that the performance of the NetBSD code on the net4501
is significantly better than OpenBSD).
-- Jason R. Thorpe <thorpej at wasabisystems.com>
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