Subject: Re: gsip sends byte-swapped vlan tags
To: None <,>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/26/2006 11:52:59
On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 12:22:56AM +0100, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > Why would you want to turn them off if the hardware supports it?  How many 
> > VLANs are you working with, anyway?  Looking them up is almost certainly 
> > cheaper than copying data that is guaranteed not to be in cache.
> I want to turn them off to avoid bugs such as the one which started this
> thread, and to get useful output from tcpdump.

Bugs have to be fixed, not worked around by disabling a feature.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference