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Re: ALTQ && PF && vlan(4) - is it possible?

Hi Max,

> > I've googled for subject question and found some messages that say that
> > altq will work with vlan interface if 'device vlan' will be compiled
> > into the kernel, not loaded as a module.
> >
> > Could anyone confirm this?
> vlan(4) does not support ALTQ directly.  You should queue on the underlaying 
> physical interface instead.  In order to do so, you don't need to compile in 
> vlan(4).  All you have to do is:
>  1) make sure that your physical interface is supported (see altq(4))
>  2) built-in pf, altq and the disciplines you want.
>  3) queue on the physical interface, classify on the vlan

this thread makes me think of the recent thread [1] about ipfw not being
able to match against layer 3 and above fields when the layer 2 frame
is a 802.1Q one.

Does pf handle this ?

[1] http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hackers/2005-August/013177.html
Jeremie Le Hen
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