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Contecting HP procurve switch to 3Com switch.

I am having a spanning tree issue trying to uplink an HP3500y switch to a 3com 5500G-EI switch that is being used as a router and is the root (5500G) on our spanning tree network. When I go to connect the HP3500Y to the 5500G, my 3com 5500G reports that it is receiving different format of BPDU packets! Please change BPDU format configuration.
I understand the concept of spanning tree, but not an expert. What do I need to do on the HP3500Y switch to change its spanning tree format?  All that I have done is enable spanning tree on the switch.
Attached is the error message that I am receiving.
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Mike RoeCommented:
do you have web interface to this..  if so you need to change the state to learning or forwarding under stp link which should show stp bridge and then port
molly22Author Commented:
Worked. Thanks.
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