Re: Response to Long Distance NFS Query

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

In article <> (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.


This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0b3 on Thu Mar 09 2000 - 14:40:16 GMT