[rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
sgai at nuovasystems.com
Wed Oct 3 22:56:27 PDT 2007
Because Bridges are never addressed at the MAC layer,
RBridges instead are!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Touch [mailto:touch at ISI.EDU]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 10:48 PM
> To: Silvano Gai
> Cc: Dinesh G Dutt; Rbridge at postel.org; Caitlin Bestler
> Subject: Re: [rbridge] Consensus Check: Point to Point links
> Silvano Gai wrote:
> > Joe,
> > Nobody is asking "to specify a new, non-ethernet link layer."
> > We are just asking to have a reserved MAC address that means "the
> > end of the link".
> > The frame is still 100% compliant with Ethernet.
> If regular ethernet and regular bridges don't need this, why do
> (bridges are already connected by such pt-pt links)
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