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Re: Broadcast traffic on vlans leaks into the parent interface on NetBSD-5.1

On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 06:45:47PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> On Apr 27,  3:15am, David Laight wrote:
> } 
> } One thing I discovered long ago, in an operating system far ... well
> } not NetBSD is that dhcp's use of the bpf (equivalent) caused a data
> } copy for every received ethernet frame - at considerable cost.
> } I've NFI whether this happens withthe current code.
>      Given that DHCP is very low traffic, I'm not sure that this really
> matters.

I think you should read David's text a little more carefully.


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