Rob Walker wrote:
> Yes, benchmarking numbers should be taken on by someone somewhere. I
> would love to see linux up at the PPP bake-offs in San Ramon, and at
> any other gathering of the heavyweights to do benchmarks. I think
> that this will not happen until a company has a vested interest in a
> commercial solution of this type. something-xylink or
> xylink-something is the only company I know of doing linux
> routers/switches in a chassis-based solution. I can't even find their
> site right now, so those names are probably a ways off.
Xyplex, I think.
> another thought along the same lines is that if I have set up dhcpd to
> answer only off of certain subnets, but those subnets are on different
> vlans, doesnt' dhcpd need to know which vlan it came in on?
> (therefore it needs to be able to read the vlan tag, and get the
> entire packet with the tag intact)
dhcpd knows which **device** the packet came in on, so, since VLANs
are devices, then it can use the same logic that it uses for regular
ethernet... Thus the beauty of VLAN==device!
Ben Greear (greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) http://www.candelatech.com
Author of ScryMUD: scry.wanfear.com 4444 (Released under GPL)