From: Dennis Roos (dennis_at_intouch.nl)
Date: Wed 29 Sep 2004 - 12:25:13 BST
On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 12:20, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 01:51:54AM +0200, Gilles wrote:
> > > > > Personally I would go for 802.1q vlan's, but that's my personal opinion.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for the suggestion; I'll keep it mind, although I currently can't
> > > > test this because my ethernet is 10Mb/s.
> > >
> > > and how would that be related?
> > I don't know :-|. I found an article:
> > http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=7268
> > which says
> > "As a side note, 802.1q is defined on only 100Mbps or higher Ethernet; it
> > does not support 10Mbps."
> > Should I assume otherwise?
> hmm, 802.1Q refers to 802.3 and this includes
> all 10BASE* standards too, so I'd assume it is
> well defined for that too, which doesn't mean
> that your network hardware supports it ...
802.1Q (or vlan) is an addition to all ethernet standards (10Base*,
100Base*, 1000Base*) AFAIK, however tagging vlans on interfaces requires
that all equipment in between has to support 802.1Q as well.
-- Regards, Dennis Roos
Network Engineer InTouch N.V. Middenweg 76 1097 BS Amsterdam Tel: +31 (0)20 6752060 Fax: +31 (0)20 6758429
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