Re: [PATCH] MTU vlan-related patch for tulip (2.4.x)

From: Benjamin LaHaise (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 17:37:11 EST

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 01:22:20PM -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> I think Becker once told me that there was no need to increase
> the 1536 number (it is already plenty big, and has some extra space
> in it already)...

You are correct: standard ethernet packet size is 1500 + 6 + 6 + 4 if
the crc is included. Of course, some drivers use part of the memory
in the packet for the rx descriptor....

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