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To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IFF_PROMISC bug?
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 23:54:54 -0500
Cc: linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Organization: MandrakeSoft
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"David S. Miller" wrote:
>    From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>    Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 20:57:09 -0500
>    When I run tcpdump, /sbin/ip shows PROMISC, but /sbin/ifconfig does not.
> What net driver? (hint hint)

All that I've tested so far...  sis900, tulip, eepro100, via-rhine
immediately.  Dunno what Alan Cox is using.

tcpdump -does- work, and dmesg -does- contain '...entered promisc' and
'...exited promisc'.

Since netlink flags and dmesg show promisc mode, and promisc mode works,
and SIOCGIFLAGS used to return IFF_PROMISC, I made the assumption that
the problem was elsewhere :)

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