Re: AX.25 "reserved" bits in SSID bytes
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: AX.25 "reserved" bits in SSID bytes
- From: email@example.com (Alan Cox)
- Date: Mon, 12 Dec 1994 09:40:02 +0000 (GMT)
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: <199412081854.KAA01664@beagle.pixar.com> from "email@example.com" at Dec 8, 94 10:51:41 am
> On page 7 of the AX.25 Level 2 Specification from ARRL, there is
> explanation of two "reserved" bits in the SSID byte of each address,
> that can be used "in an agreed-upon manner in individual networks".
> It also says "When not implemented, they should be set to one".
This is suprisingly important, the older Linux one used 0 and got caught
out badly in some German networks where 0 meant something quire different.