[eepro100] mtu > 1500 packet ?
Wed, 15 Nov 2000 16:41:06 -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.
> thank you for your response..but i wonder whether intel 82557
> NIC and intel Bussiness 10/100 switch support large frames?
Very few switches support large frames.
I only know of the Alteon gigabit Ethernet switches.
> i have
> visited the www.intel.com and www.scyld.com, but there are no articles
> saying about it.
There are an infinite number of possible standards violations... why would I
write about them?
> btw, i can't find the length checking codes after calling dev_queue_xmit.
> Can you show me that?
It's in the hardware.
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