Re: VLANs on Debian Etch
On Sun, 13 Apr 2008 20:57:51 +0100
Steve Kemp <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun Apr 13, 2008 at 12:52:12 -0700, Amit Uttamchandani wrote:
> > * VLAN support has been integrated into Linux Kernel since 2.4.14.
> > * Not all network cards support VLAN tagging. How do I find out if it does?
> Try it and see?
> > * Configuring VLAN is done through the 'vconfig' program but it is
> > not installed by default in etch.
> Indeed. But you can get it and set it up easily:
> "apt-get install vlan"
> "vi /etc/network/config" - then add something like:
> auto eth0:1
> iface eth0:1 inet static
> address 10.0.0.3
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> gateway 10.0.0.1
> vlan_raw_device eth0
> Obviously the network and device settings will vary.
> > Any ideas?
> Hard to say, there is a rough overview above, but you don't say
> what you've tried, or what you'd like to do. Honestly if you don't
> offer evidence of putting in a minimal bit of evidence it is likely
> your message(s) will just be deleted..
Thanks for quick reply. You're right I should have searched aptitude and looked at the vlan package.
I should have put in more details of what I've done.