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Link Layer Discovery Protocol Implementation (Development headers)

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.

This package contains lldpad development headers.

Package version:0.9.44-1


Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) Agent with
Data Center Bridging (DCB) for Intel(R) Network Connections

April 7, 2010


- Background
- Requirements
- Functionality
- How To Build a DCB capable system
- Setup
- Operation
- Testing
- dcbtool Overview
- Known Issues
- License
- Support

Background on DCB support



lldpad (0.9.44-1) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Liang Guo ]
  * New upstream release
  * Replase libconfig8-dev to libconfig-dev (Closes: #661408)
  * debian/control:
    - Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3
    - Add libreadline-dev to Build-Depends
  * debian/copyright:
    - Update download link
    - Update copyright information

  [ Ritesh Raj Sarraf ]
  * [167d25a] Install empty folder for lldpad 


Changes from 0.9.43 through 0.9.44
- Support for multiple agent types Nearest non-TPMR, Nearest customer bridge,
  and Nearest Bridge (always supported).
- New man pages for VDP, EVB, and MED have been added.
- DCBX improvements to remap DCB attributes when the host has less traffic
  classes then the peer.
- Support to parse 802.1AB Organizationally Specific TLVs, Cisco Specific TLVs
  and the LL


This work was packaged for Debian by:

    Liang Guo <> on Wed, 08 Dec 2010 

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