I have problems understanding loopguard. Firstly why would you put loop guard on a root port which is a forwarding state anyway??
Secondly when we put loop guard on what happens when when the neighboring switch legitmately goes down and the obviously the blocking port
stops recieving bpdu's from the switch that has gone down it then it goes into the loop inconsistent state rather than into a forwarding state for the segment does it not
take away the failover functionality of spanning tree requiring manual intervention??