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Subject: Re: IFF_PROMISC bug?
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 00:19:48 -0800 (PST)
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   From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
   Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 03:14:55 -0500
   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.

Go look at the code Jeff, the logic is identical.

Something else in your 2.2.x setup is making libpcap not
use the counter promisc setting.

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