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Angry still NOT fixed in latest 3.1.16 snapshot 

Forum: Xircom PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter Issues
Re: Question RBEM56G-100 problems with pcmcia 3.1.14 and kern 2.2.14 (Brad Langhorst)
Re: None Re: Question: RBEM56G-100 problems with pcmcia 3.1.14 and kern 2.2.14 (David Hinds)
Date: 2000, Jun 06
From: Stewart Allen mrallen

The problem with promiscuous mode still exists in the latest 3.1.16 alpha/beta. I've been using this Xircom under Redhat (up to 6.2) with no problems and now I need the latest PCMCIA package to support the RayLink (WebGear Aviator) wireless card. Unfortunately, this breaks the Xircom. My laptop is a dhcp client and dhcpcd resets the interface flags when it starts so the 'ifconfig eth0 promisc' workaround doesn't work. There is a clumsy solution where I can start dhcpcd, pause it, run ifconfig then resume dhcpcd (in a shell as root), but this is a MAJOR pain. It seems this is broken all the way back to 3.1.8 (7 months ago)! How hard is this to fix, really? If it is working under RedHat 6.[012], why can't the working code get merged back in?

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1. None So maybe it is not actually as easy as you think by David Hinds, 2000, Jun 07

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