Subject: Re: xircom error
To: David Laight <David.Laight@btinternet.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 11/28/2001 20:46:46
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 05:58:24PM -0000, David Laight wrote:
> > Is xi0: discarding oversize frame (len=1518) a sign that the ethernet card
> > is broken in someway, or just something that happens during normal network
> > operation
> Is is more likely that the device driver of the system that SENT the
> packet is broken...
> No ethernet frame should ever contain more then 1516 bytes (including the
> destination address, but excluding the CRC).
It can be 4 bytes larger, if you use 802.1Q VLAN tagging.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>