Subject: Re: NetBSD/xen network problems (need help)
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Mike M. Volokhov <>
List: port-xen
Date: 01/24/2006 09:41:26
On Mon, 23 Jan 2006 22:44:29 +0100
Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 03:09:08PM +0200, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:
> > This may be beacuse of xennet/bridge tandem. ``The problem occurs when a
> > new (unlearnt) mac address is seen by bridge which passes to all
> > if_xennetS. Then all those doms send the packet back to the bridge ttl
> > - 1 using their src mac, which presumably the bridge learns then.'' See
> > also private mail from me.
> OK, can you try the attached patch (for netbsd-3) ?
> If should cause xennet and xvif to drop the packet if it's not for their
> mac address when not in promiscous mode.

Of course I can. But there is no patch in your letter... Could you
reattach it once more, please?