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Re: 802.1q Was (Re: Plans for 2.5 / 2.6 ???

To: Gleb Natapov <gleb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 802.1q Was (Re: Plans for 2.5 / 2.6 ???
From: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 3 Jun 2000 15:32:24 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Rob Walker <rob@xxxxxxxxxxx>, greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, hadi@xxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.OSF.3.96-heb-2.07.1000603124733.9769A-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sat, 3 Jun 2000, Gleb Natapov wrote:

> I think that the perfect solution will be to remove tags from frames
> _only_ if some process actually reads ethernet headers from this vlan
> device. Any ideas how this can be implemented?

We could detect if there are any packet sockets (something similar to the
fastroute obstacle detection)?


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