Re: [VLAN] linux and super vlan

From: Peter Stuge (stuge-vlan@cdy.org)
Date: Thu Apr 10 2003 - 10:32:20 EST


On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 04:33:56PM +0300, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 02:41:02PM +0200, Daniel Larsson wrote:
> > Anyone who has setup a linux box with super-vlan?
>
> Do you mean what is described at:
> http://www.faqs.org/ftp/rfc/rfc3069.txt
>
> I don't think Linux IP routing supports that.
> VLANs are just an external ethernet multiplexor giving the box
> a number of "virtual" ethernet ports for other uses. On top of
> those ports, various applications, like IP routing can be done.
> ... but can RFC 3069 really be done, I don't know.

I think so, using bridges and ebtables.

It's quite out of scope for the Linux VLAN code though.

//Peter
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