[Bridge] 802.1q packets

Fulvio Ricciardi fulvio.ricciardi at zeroshell.net
Sat Jun 28 05:07:33 PDT 2008

> Hi,
> I notice that with the Kernel the 802.1q VLAN
> tagged packets larger than 1470 bytes are not forwarded at
> all by a bridge.
> I think there is a bad interaction between bridge and
> netfilter codes. Any chance to a have a patch to solve
> this problem that limit the possibility to use the Linux
> bridges in a environment with VLANs?

With the following command it works:

echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/bridge/bridge-nf-call-iptables

but this disable the iptables support that it's important
for obtaining complex bridge-firewall scenarios.

Fulvio Ricciardi

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