[eepro100] mtu > 1500 packet ?

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed, 15 Nov 2000 14:23:14 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 16 Nov 2000 sysadm@CHS.twbbs.org wrote:

> Does anybody know that can eepro100 (intel 8255x) NIC handle packet
> size > 1500?  

Only by disabling all packet length checking.
Doing this makes the system vulnerable.  If you get a larger packet than
you were expecting you might overwrite random parts of memory.

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