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Re: network interface cards native vlans support in linux kernel?

To: Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: network interface cards native vlans support in linux kernel?
From: Andrius Kasparavicius <andrius@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2003 22:12:23 +0300 (GMT-3)
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is there a clear list of which cards "works without patch", which
"need patches/mtu changes" and which "never seen working"?

Andrius

On Wed, 9 Jul 2003, Ben Greear wrote:

> Andrius Kasparavicius wrote:
> > hello, as far as i know, currently there is no native vlan support in
> > network device drivers. I mean, always need patching MTU.. add 4 bytes..
> > :-(
> >
> > is there any problems to include full vlans support?
>
> Intel's e100 driver (and all NICs supported by it) support vlans
> fine, as do most of the GigE NICs.  Tulip does not, last I hear, though
> a work-around patch has been around forever.  Realtek worked at one time,
> not sure about now though...


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