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Re: misc/37578 bce(4) man page change
The following reply was made to PR misc/37578; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Jonathan A. Kollasch" <jakllsch%kollasch.net@localhost>
Cc: misc-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: misc/37578 bce(4) man page change
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2008 00:00:02 +0000
> > The man page for bce(4) lists under bugs that there is no vlan
> > support. This is actually not true. I just never tracked down in the
> > spec if all special cases that use extra bytes are covered. But
> > since I don't think we use these special cases, it would probably
> > be fine to remove this statement, as the bce driver has always
> > had support for the increased mtu.
> should the man page be changed to "There is no hardware VLAN support"
> then ?
I think the hardware does support it. However bce(4) doesn't
have ETHERCAP_VLAN_MTU enabled. Testing I've done (with the
BCM4400 core in the BCM5365) shows ETHERCAP_VLAN_MTU to work
fine, but the real BCM4401 might be slightly different.
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