Subject: Re: sys/dev/ic/smc91cxx.c fix for IFF_SIMPLEX behavior
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: None <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/09/1999 09:11:32
> > It only loops back to itself when in promiscuous mode?  Wow, that's sick.
> > Change looks fine to me.
>It just occurred to me... why not just clear IFF_SIMPLEX in the driver when
>IFF_PROMISC gets set, and then set it again when IFF_PROMISC clears?

	I prefer to drop wrongly looped back packets and use fixed if_flags.
	Programs may go crazy with IFF_PROMISC that goes up and down...