[systemd-devel] [PATCH 1/2] networkd: Introduce Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
susant at redhat.com
Fri Dec 19 21:44:38 PST 2014
On Sat, 20 Dec 2014 04:40:17 +0530, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
> I have now mergede these patches, with some minor cleanups on top.
> Susant, please yell if I broke something when fixing the headers.
Tested and works fine. thanks !
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 5:45 AM, Susant Sahani <susant at redhat.com> wrote:
>> This patch introduces LLDP support to networkd. it implements the
>> receiver side of the protocol.
>> The Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is an industry-standard,
>> vendor-neutral method to allow networked devices to advertise
>> capabilities, identity, and other information onto a LAN. The Layer 2
>> protocol, detailed in IEEE 802.1AB-2005.LLDP allows network devices
>> that operate at the lower layers of a protocol stack (such as
>> Layer 2 bridges and switches) to learn some of the capabilities
>> and characteristics of LAN devices available to higher
>> layer protocols.
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