PE2550 & Intel 1000 F & VLANS & CISCO 3548G

John Pang whoami1234_1234 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 13 05:05:00 CST 2003


Thanks for the invaluable advise. I'll try to play
around and see what happens.

Have a nice day!
--- "David Hubbard - Hostasaurus.Com"
<dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com> wrote:
> From: John Pang [mailto:whoami1234_1234 at yahoo.com] 
> > 
> > I see, does this mean that the Intel Linux iANS
> driver
> > supports only dot1q VLAN trunking mode?
> 
> I don't know, I hate proprietary protocols so I
> never tried ISL.
> 
> > Assuming that I have just a standalone 3548, do I
> > still need to define the actual VLANS via the
> 3548's
> > "vlan database" command before I can start to use
> the
> > trunking?
> 
> Yes, you must have defined VLAN numbers before you
> can join the linux box to these VLAN's.
> 
> > I am slightly confused over the trunking/ISL/dot1q
> > stuff as when trying to define VLANS via the "vlan
> > database" command, it asks for "ISL" index instead
> of
> > "dot1q" index?
> 
> Yeah, just ignore that and create the vlan with the
> number of your choice.
> 
> > test#vlan database 
> > test(vlan)#vlan ?   
> >   <1-1005>  ISL VLAN index
> > 
> > BTW, do you have any idea if I could use both
> dot1q
> > trunking as well as ISL trunking on different
> switch
> > ports at the same time?
> 
> Yes, you can set a port to either via:
> switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q
> 
> 
> Dave
> 
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