[Bridge] RFC: [PATCH] bridge vlan integration

Benny Amorsen benny+usenet at amorsen.dk
Mon Sep 11 15:04:15 PDT 2006


>>>>> "DK" == David Kimdon <david.kimdon at devicescape.com> writes:

DK> Hi, The attached patches enables the bridge to filter and forward
DK> packets according to their IEEE 802.1q headers.

How does this work in the presence of hardware VLAN acceleration (as
almost all important cards/drivers offer)? In that case it seems that
the tag is stripped and forgotten about. Does this code somehow avoid
the problem?


/Benny






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