Subject: Re: xircom error
To: David Laight <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/28/2001 15:58:18
In message <022a01c17849$c90cf5a0$0100a8c0@snowdrop>, "David Laight" writes:
>AARRG I got the number wrong - 1514 bytes between destaddr and end of data.
>I've clearly not written enough ethernet drivers recently :-)
>Not read 802.1Q - but you can't (surely) use a protocol that adds
>4 bytes to the maximum length of an ethrnet frame.
>Breaks ALL the other specs...

Yes -- but I think they did it anyway...

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