Projects / VLAN


VLAN is an implementation of the 802.1Q VLAN protocol for Linux. It allows one to have Virtual LANs on a single ethernet cable, giving you the ability to segregate LANs efficiently. It should support up to 4094 vlan interfaces per ethernet device.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  12 Nov 2005 08:14

    Release Notes: This release fixes return error codes in vconfig.

    •  01 Oct 2003 06:13

      Release Notes: This version reworks, fixes, and tests the MAC-VLAN feature, which allows VLANs based on destination or source MAC addresses. It also adds several new IOCTL options to the 802.1Q VLAN code to allow easier programmatic interaction with VLAN devices.

      •  14 Apr 2003 08:14

        Release Notes: This version includes MAC-based VLAN code and some other small tweaks.

        •  24 Mar 2002 20:47

          Release Notes: The 802.1q VLAN patch is now in the official kernel, so the patch has been removed from the VLAN distribution. The vconfig utility has been updated to enable StrongARM cross-compilation.

          •  23 Oct 2001 10:48

            Release Notes: Multicast reference count leaks and a crash bug when renaming VLAN interfaces were fixed. Transmit code was reworked to better mimic regular Ethernet. A man page was added.


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