Subject: Re: gsip sends byte-swapped vlan tags
To: None <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/26/2006 12:27:35
On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 11:52:59AM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> 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.

OK, let's find and fix them :-)

Do you have any ti, txp, bge, vge, re or stge hardware that you could test
in a big-endian machine?

And could you please look at the other bug reports that I've sent to this

Pavel Cahyna