cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 vlan.4

Yar Tikhiy yar at
Tue Apr 24 23:40:50 UTC 2007

On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 08:17:22AM +1000, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2007-Apr-24 10:51:49 +0000, Yar Tikhiy <yar at> wrote:
> >yar         2007-04-24 10:51:49 UTC
> >
> >  FreeBSD src repository
> >
> >  Modified files:
> >    share/man/man4       vlan.4 
> >  Log:
> >  tl(4) in fact has no signs of long frame support.
> Have you verified that tl(4) _doesn't_ support vlan frames?  When
> vlan(4) was first being put together, I looked at the ThunderLAN
> datasheet, looked at the code and I think I may have tested it.
> AFAIR, ThunderLAN chips don't have any frame size limits and rely on
> the framesize information in the shared buffers - so there's nothing
> the driver needs to do other than have the correct MTU.
> I will check this later this week if I get the chance.

If tl(4) can receive long frames in default mode, it should set the
respective hardware capability bit.


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