Method for managing address of medium access control bridge, and said bridge

Method for managing address of medium access control bridge, and said bridge

  • CN 1,402,480 B
  • Filed: 07/31/2002
  • Issued: 04/21/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/07/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. the address management method of a medium access control bridge that is connected with the network of connecting terminal, this medium access control bridge has a large amount of ports that is used for the transfer of data bag, received packet is transferred to network, have the terminal with destination address of this packet in this network, this method may further comprise the steps:

  • Prepare an address table, be used to store at least one first terminal link information, this first terminal link information is made up of the terminal address and the portal number of the packet that port receives;

    Prepare a Port Management table, be used to store at least one second terminal link information, in this second terminal link information, can be connected to the upper limit number and the current number that is connected to the port of ports having number of the terminal of port, for each portal number, all be set in correspondence with each other;

    When packet was received by port, retrieval had the second terminal link information from the portal number of Port Management table;

    AndWhen current number of terminals is counted less than the upper limit in the second terminal link information that is being retrieved, add the first terminal link information.

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