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On  7 Jan, Alan Cox wrote:
>> Um, what about people running their box as just a VLAN router/firewall?
>> That seems to be one of the principle uses so far. Actually, in that case
>> both VLAN and IP traffic would come through, so it would be a tie if VLAN
>> came first, but non-vlan traffic would suffer worse.
>
> Why would someone filter between vlans when any node on each vlan can happily
> ignore the vlan partitioning
>
You might be connected to a vlan capable switch which will only feed the
`right' vlan to a certain port... In this case an one-armed firewall
might make sense.

/Daniel
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