Subject: Re: 802.1q - stable?
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Jon Lindgren <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/31/2001 11:48:22
On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 09:29:23AM -0400, Jon Lindgren wrote:
>  > I wanted to check on the stability and maturity of 802.1q before I started
>  > replacing my old routers, tho.  I know it's a bit new, but have people
>  > been playing with it?  Any gotcha's or quirks to know about?  Or is it
>  > easier to just try it out?
> I certainly use it every day... my main server uses VLANs to access my
> test-system networks (it's the boot and NFS server for many of the systems
> on these networks).
>  > I was planning on using either an epic, tlp or fxp card for this,
>  > probably on a ppro-200 i386.
> Any of those should work fine.

Thanks - good to know should I persue this.

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