Subject: Re: 802.1Q & ETHER_MAX_LEN
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/03/2000 12:45:41
On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 09:01:25PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> I'm wondering about older chips. We should also document which ones can
> do VLAN properly and which can't.
Yes, I fully agree.
> As pointed out by Daniel Hagerty, there are other encap protocols which may
> require a different MTU. So I don't think the cap flag is enouth, we also need
> the max possible length.
There would be a different cap flag for each encapsulation type, so for
Hag's case, there would be a ETHERCAP_ISL_MTU capability.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>