Subject: Re: 802.1Q tagged VLAN for NetBSD
To:, Andy Doran <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/08/1999 11:08:07
At 09:57 AM 10/8/99 , Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
>Yeah, here's the "stackable interfaces" idea again.  erh and I were
>working on this once because we needed it to cleanly support multiple
>link-layer protocols (one of which did not use HDLC!) on the same
>sync serial card.  This would solve a myriad of problems, and the 
>if_input change Jason made to support PPPoE makes implementing it not
>so hard.

This would also make adding 802 bridging support easier as well.  
But you would need control over the the stacking.  bridging over vlan
over raw.   

source routing for FDDI or TokenRing could benefit as well.
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