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Re: IFF_PROMISC bug?

To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IFF_PROMISC bug?
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 09:22:40 +0100
Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 03:14:55AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Andi Kleen wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 03:08:21AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > Can we at least return -EOPNOTSUPPORTED, please?  Otherwise you have the
> > > current situation: random binaries breaking when you run them under
> > > 2.2.x versus 2.4.x.
> > 
> > 2.2 behaved the same way. Only 2.0 did differently.
> 
> Sorry, that is not what I see with my own testing, and bug reports.
> 
> Under 2.2, IFF_PROMISC flag appears and disappears correctly in
> /sbin/ifconfig.  Under 2.4, it does not.  I did not test 2.0.

Did you use the same tcpdump/libpcap in 2.2 and 2.4 ? 

-Andi

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