On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 02:49:25AM +0200, Werner Almesberger wrote:
> James R. Leu wrote:
> > I was actually thinking of the way Cisco handles broadcast and multicast
> > over static point-to-point or point-to-multipoint ATM sub interfaces.
> That's PVCs, right ? With PVCs, it's simpler than with SVCs, because all
> hosts on the same LIS know must each other. With SVCs, only the ATMARP
> server knows that it knows everybody.
So why doesn't ATM for Linux support this then (or does it and I'm just
> > So does this mean there isn't any talk of adding this support?
> Multi-/broadcast for CLIP ? Very rarely. Seems that most people are
> using LANE for this. Multicast signaling for native ATM comes up a
> little more frequently, maybe every 1-3 months, but never really gets
> to the point where something useful emerges.
All I want to do is have one PVC between two boxes, and send packets addressed
to the multicast all routers address. From what I can see in the neighbor
processing code this isn't supported.
> - Werner
> / Werner Almesberger, ICA, EPFL, CH werner.almesberger@xxxxxxxxxxx /
James R. Leu