[Soekris] net5501 VLAN creating MTU problems
lists at lonnie.abelbeck.com
Sun Sep 9 01:38:28 UTC 2007
I solved my net5501 VLAN problems (with m0n0wall) by adding a $30
Intel Pro 1000 GT PCI card. The PCI card fits very nicely into the
Some of my iperf performance data can be found here:
On Aug 29, 2007, at 7:59 PM, Lonnie Abelbeck wrote:
> My goal today was to upgrade m0n0wall running on a net4801 with a
> shiny new net5501.
> I installed the generic-pc-1.231 (FreeBSD 4.11) on the net5501,
> replaced every "sis" with "vr" to create my new config.xml .
> vr0 - untagged LAN
> vr1 - untagged WAN
> vr2 - tagged VOIP, WLAN, OVPN, VLAN1 and XTRA
> vr3 - empty
> Long story short, it appears that VLAN "long frames" are not being
> used in the "vr" driver with m0n0wall. It appears I am having MTU
> issues, ping's work everywhere, but large http's stall when tagged to
> untagged interfaces are used, tagged to tagged work fine. UDP
> traffic is fine.
> I tried m0n0wall 1.3b4 (FreeBSD 6.2) , same MTU issues.
> If I try exec.php "ifconfig vr2 vlanhwtag" I get 'Invalid Keyword'
> Any suggestions to enable long frames in the "vr" driver and solve
> the MTU issues?
> Does FreeBSD or Linux support VLAN 'long frames' properly on the
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