Subject: Re: IPv6 problems with bnx(4)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/12/2007 09:54:36
On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 08:44:55AM +0200, Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> >Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> >>I'm having big problems with the bnx(4) interface on NetBSD 4.0_RC4,
> >>the interface will not autoconfigure itself and I don't get the
> >>default route from the RA message.
> >I found traces that even FreeBSD is/was suffering from this and that
> >this might be a "bug in the multicast filter setup in the driver". Can
> >anyone comment if this could be the case here as well?
> This seems to be the case here. I first tried to run
> # ping6 www.kame.net
> ping6: UDP connect: No route to host
> # rtsol bnx0
> # netstat -rnf inet6 | grep default
> but I didn't get the default router configured from the incoming RA. Then I
> started tcpdump on another terminal and re-ran "rtsol bnx0" and now I have
> the default router...
FWIW, that definitely sounds like a problem with multicast filter
operation. tcpdump will put the interface into promiscuous mode, so it
will receive all of the multicasts.
David Young OJC Technologies
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