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Re: Question Multicast and promisc issues (David Shaw)
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

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