[c-nsp] Odd Ethernet Behavior and Interface Counters

Oliver Boehmer (oboehmer) oboehmer at cisco.com
Wed Feb 22 12:42:36 EST 2006

Michael K. Smith <> wrote on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 6:16 PM:

> Hi Dennis:
> The Gigabit Interface on the GSR is trunking ­ I didn¹t include the
> multiple sub-interfaces with ³encapsulation dot1q² enabled on a
> per-VLAN basis. 

This is expected on this linecard, the Engine 2 GE reports dot1q-tagged packets as giants. This can be safely ignored (sorry, I cannot come up with a better answer)..
Check the "show controller | i giant" output on the LC where you would see "real" giants.


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