Subject: Re: a remote user can check promiscuous mode
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Drochner <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
Date: 01/19/2000 21:22:07
> > >We better keep this specialized.
> > ether_input() then?
> Uhm... yes, I guess so.
This issue was discussed not too long ago, and it was stated that
there are network chips which tell whether an incoming packet
came in due to an exact match or multi/broadcast - even in
promiscuous mode. Would be a waste to ignore this.