On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 23:43:46 +0300, Pekka Pietikainen <pp@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ok, after some digging around ALLMULTI breaking is not a bug, the
> vendor-provided driver seems to break in similar ways, at least on 2.6,
> so that's a feature unless they fix it in theirs so I can copy the fix :-)
> I put a lots'o'debugging + some bit-flipping reordering to look
> more like bcm4400 version at http://www.ee.oulu.fi/~pp/b44-test.tgz.
> Probably won't fix the problem, but it's worth a shot I suppose.
> Should compile with
> make -C /lib/modules/<version>/build modules SUBDIRS=$PWD
> As a workaround I suppose ifconfig eth1 promisc might do the trick too.
Just to let you know, I've not forgotten about this problem. I've got
another Dell laptop that I can reproduce it on. I'm going to try to
get the stock 2.6.7 kernel on it and try it out. Hopefully I can get
you some more information by the end of the week.