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Re: [VLAN] VLAN patches

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Subject: Re: [VLAN] VLAN patches
From: Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 09:19:39 -0700
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Organization: Candela Technologies
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Dave Santucci wrote:
        Since the data type for the vlan_id is specified as an "unsigned short",
        The comparison (vlan_id < 0) will always be false due to the range of 
the data


-----Original Message-----
From: Andersson Björn [mailto:Bjorn.Andersson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 1:24 AM
To: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [VLAN] VLAN patches

I hope you are the right receiver of 8021q-patches.
We are running SuSe 8.0, i.e kernel 2.4.18.

- When addding several egress-mappings we get stuck in an eternal
loop if they end up in the same hash-bucket, see vlan_dev.c.path.

- If we try to remove a vlan with VID 0, ifconfig stops working
We fixed it with vlan.c.patch.

Is there any reason to ever let someone add a VLAN of ID 0 in the first place?


Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>       <Ben_Greear AT>
President of Candela Technologies Inc

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