Subject: Re: BOOTP support (change request)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 05/21/1997 20:48:20
At 03:46 PM 5/21/97 -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>I would very much like to be able to ifconfig an interface up WITHOUT
>implying that I want the IP stack active AT ALL. I can then use BPF to
>snoop or put out packets without fear.
For what it's worth, we solved this in Digital UNIX by adding an ac_flags
to arpcom (ec_flags to ethercom) and letting AC_IPUP reflect whether IP
is active on the interface or not.
Matt Thomas Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
3am Software Foundry WWW URL: http://www.3am-software.com/bio/matt.html
Westford, MA Disclaimer: I disavow all knowledge of this message