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Bug#666386: more info

On Sat, 2012-09-01 at 10:45 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 05:52:03PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > auto vlan2
> > iface vlan2 inet manual
> >   vlan-raw-device xenbr0
> Is vlan-over-bridge documented to be supported?

If it was not supported then bridge devices would have
NETIF_F_VLAN_CHALLENGED and you would not be able to create VLAN devices
on top of them.  But I don't expect this to work *well* at present.

Rebooting, however... something is very wrong here.

> Usually I would use:
> | iface xenbr2 inet static
> |   bridge-ports bond0.2
> > But as soon as I generate any traffic to or from and that
> > virtual machine (notice - not the right VLAN), the whole system instantly
> > reboots, with no messages in syslog.
> Does it work without bond?
> I would switch to openvswitch. It documents bond/vlan setups, so they
> most likely work. (I don't use bond yet, but the rest works pretty
> flawless, however I have to submit the openvswitch support.)

Definitely worth trying.


Ben Hutchings
Theory and practice are closer in theory than in practice.
                                - John Levine, moderator of comp.compilers

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