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Old 18th June 2011, 15:34
sriramraj sriramraj is offline
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Default What are maximum number of Vlan's created

How many vlans can i create in a Fedora Machine?

One more question. Is it hardware dependant or operating system dependant.

Why i am asking because i have dual core's, quad core and core2duo machines.

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As VLANs are created over minor-devices in Linux, the limit should be 256 VLANs per ethernet adapter.
Edit: You have to count in that devices like tun/tap, loop are minor devices of an ethernet adapter. So you can have 256 minor devices in total, but most likely not 256 Vlan devices as you need/want other ones, too.

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