Subject: Re: tcpdump does not show packet data for pppoe0
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/31/2002 07:26:43
>> what am I doing wrong? If I type "tcpdump -xXni sip0 -s 0" tcpdump shows
>> me the complete packet data of all ethernet packets. If I use pppoe0
>> instead of sip0 tcpdump ignores "-xX" and shows PPPoE + TCP/IP headers
>> only.
>Very interesting - never noticed this before.
>Please file a PR (category "bin") against tcpdump.
>This is probably caused by the different link layer encapsulation passed
>to bpf (pppoe0 does tap full PPPoE frames, not PPP frames, while ppp0 sends
>PPP frames with async encapsulation to bpf)

	i remember some related fix committed to repository
	yesterday.  if possible, please try latest tcpdump from