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[linux-tr] howto disable source route bridgeing?
I just had a patch that disables source-routing submitted to me a few
days ago that I'm currently looking over. If you are interested I
could forward you that. Otherwise, there isn't a way to disable
source-routing in the current driver. 2.2.0 won't use source-routing
to destinations it receives non-sr frames from, but if it initiates a
conversation source-routing is used (to be discarded if source-routing
is not used by the destination.)
Lee Shakespeare writes:
> Hi Folks.
> I'm trying to connect a linux box (2.0.35) to a rather large token ring
> network and am encountering a few problems. The network has a number of
> 3com token ring hubs, which are joined by a 3com 7000 ATM switch. I can
> see all the machines on the local token ring, but none on the other
> rings. An NT box which sits on the same ring can see the whole network.
> I've been told by the people in the know, that I need to "disable source
> route bridgeing" for the token ring card. A quick usenet search has
> turned up little, source routing hadn't used to work, but does now. The
> source code doesn't make an explicit references to it, and I'm no kernel
> Does anyone know how I can disable source route bridgeing for the token
> ring card in the ibmtr module?
> Thanks for you help.
> firstname.lastname@example.org : Lee Shakespeare