Subject: lib/2578: FDDI not defined in libpcap Makefile
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Peter Galbavy <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/28/1996 09:27:10
>Number:         2578
>Category:       lib
>Synopsis:       FDDI not built into libpcap, and tcpdump fails on FDDI
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    lib-bug-people (Library Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Jun 28 04:50:02 1996
>Originator:     Peter Galbavy
>Release:        960627
System: NetBSD 1.2_ALPHA NetBSD 1.2_ALPHA (GENERIC_SCSI3) #0: Mon Jun 10 20:24:50 BST 1996 sparc

	tcpdump will not work on FDDI interfaces as it complains about
	unknow data link type 0xa. After much trying to figure the code
	in tcpdump.c I realised this was a missing bit in libpcap.
	try tcpdump -i fpa0
	Add -DFDDI to CFLAGS in src/lib/libpcacp/Makefile and rebuild