Subject: Re: 802.1Q tagged VLAN for NetBSD
To: Matthew N. Dodd <>
From: David Evans <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/12/1999 14:03:37
Matthew N. Dodd wrote:
> If we can come up with interfaces, structures and semantics that make
> sense then I don't see why this solution couldn't be adopted by both
> NetBSD and FreeBSD.  Its sorely needed.

  For sure.  This is obvious but it also *has* to allow efficient
prepending and removal of headers.  Messages between the layers saying, "here's
a packet for you" just wouldn't work, since prepending stuff would require

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