Re: Response to Long Distance NFS Query


Jim Warner (saturn!eshop@jade.Berkeley.EDU)
21 Dec 87 17:15:40 GMT


In article <1649@faline.bellcore.com> karn@faline.bellcore.com (Phil R. Karn) writes:
>By the way, one advantage of bridges over routers for NFS traffic (at
>least for the Vitalink bridges we use) is that they maintain the
>original Ethernet CRC; they encapsulate the entire source packet (CRC
>included) over the HDLC link....

This is *NOT* a general characteristic of all bridges. It is true
for DEC and Vitalink. If this characteristic is important, you should
be sure to ask your vendor how they handle it.

jim



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