[rbridge] Preview of changes for VLANs, etc.
anoop at brocade.com
Mon Nov 5 17:17:28 PST 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Radia Perlman [mailto:Radia.Perlman at sun.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 5:15 PM
> To: Anoop Ghanwani
> Cc: Developing a hybrid router/bridge.
> Subject: Re: [rbridge] Preview of changes for VLANs, etc.
> But...if an RBridge is configured to accept frames with any
> VLAN tag, is it burdensome for it to accept Hellos on any of
> those VLANs?
It most certainly would be. Data frames are all processed
in hardware while the hellos would have to make their
way through system bus up the software stack to IS-IS.
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