Subject: Re: 802.1Q & ETHER_MAX_LEN
To: None <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/02/2000 02:21:48
> 	the problems are:
> 	- we have two ways to do VLAN: decreasing MTU or using bigger L2 frame
802.3ac specifies that the total ethernet packet length can be up to
1522 bytes so that switches don't have to fragment packets when
converting between VLAN/non-VLAN networks. If we are going to handle
VLAN we must obey this rule.

-- Ragge