|Subject:||Re: IFF_PROMISC bug?|
|From:||"David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Tue, 12 Feb 2002 22:47:50 -0800 (PST)|
|Cc:||jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx|
|References:||<20020213071933.A22699@wotan.suse.de> <3C6A0817.B50EFC74@mandrakesoft.com> <20020213074604.A24375@wotan.suse.de>|
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx> Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 07:46:04 +0100 What ifconfig could do is to check the reference count and tell the user that the interface is in promisc mode anyways. Problem is just that the reference count is not user visible currently. I definitely think, if there is any change, it does belong in ifconfig. In fact it should report it as "IFF_PROMISC(%d)" so that it is explicit that this is not a binary state.
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