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Re: Bug#605798: ITP: lldpad -- A Link Layer Discovery Protocol implementation

You should work on this at pkg-fcoe on Alioth.

On 12/03/2010 09:26 PM, liang wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
>    Package name: lldpad
>         Version: 0.9.38
> Upstream Author: Intel Corporation
>             URL: http://sourceforge.net/projects/e1000/
>         License: GPLv2
>     Description: A Link Layer Discovery Protocol Implementation
> The lldpad package is an implementation of the Link Layer Discovery Protocol
> (LLDP).  It originated from Intel's Data Center Bridging (DCB) software - the
> dcbd package.  The lldpad package adds LLDP support for all ports in addition
> to DCB Exchange protocol (DCBX) support on DCB capable ports (as was provided
> by dcbd).  Also, support for additional LLDP TLVs has been added.
> DCB is a collection of emerging standards-based technologies designed to allow
> Ethernet to support multiple types of traffic classes in the Data Center.
> The DCBX functionality of this package is designed to work with the DCB kernel
> interface (dcbnl in rtnetlink) that is included in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 or
> higher.  The Intel ixgbe driver supports the dcbnl interface.

Ritesh Raj Sarraf | http://people.debian.org/~rrs
Debian - The Universal Operating System

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