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Re: Question Multicast and promisc issues (David Shaw)
Date: 2000, Apr 27
From: David Hinds <dhinds@pcmcia.sourceforge.org>

Each individual network client driver is responsible for implementing
multicast filtering.  I suspect that this capability is generally not
very well tested (if tested at all).  So I am not surprised to hear
that it doesn't seem to work for the drivers you tried.

It would be nice to figure out exactly which drivers have working
multicast filtering, and try to fix the ones that don't.  I don't have
a trivial way of testing drivers for this but I'll look into it.

-- Dave

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Re: None I'm afraid it probably isn't tested much (David Hinds)
Date: 2000, Apr 27
From: David Shaw <dshaw@akamai.com>

On Thu, Apr 27, 2000 at 03:54:52PM -0700, David Hinds wrote:
> Each individual network client driver is responsible for implementing
> multicast filtering.  I suspect that this capability is generally not
> very well tested (if tested at all).  So I am not surprised to hear
> that it doesn't seem to work for the drivers you tried.
> 
> It would be nice to figure out exactly which drivers have working
> multicast filtering, and try to fix the ones that don't.  I don't have
> a trivial way of testing drivers for this but I'll look into it.

Hmm.  The weird thing is that when I use the same cards on my 2.0.36
laptop (a Dell Inspiron 3500) using pcmcia-cs 3.0.14 it works just
fine.

David
1. None I don't think I can explain that by David Hinds, 2000, Apr 27
I'm afraid it probably isn't tested much


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