Subject: Re: 802.1q hardware support
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/14/2000 08:03:26
On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 09:35:19AM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > Yes, please. Symmetry is good. It also means you can eliminate
> > #if NVLAN from the ti driver. It also means you can eliminte that
> > extra vlan_input_ifv() function, and replace it with a simple goto :-)
> I'm not sure this is a good idea; we'd have to test for M_VLAN1Q 2 times:
> one in ether_input and one in vlan_input. I don't know which one costs more.
The idea here is to try and NOT reference the vlan code directly from
ethernet drivers -- think "loadable modules".
Really, BPF needs to be addressed similarly.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>