Subject: Re: IFF_SIMPLEX and multicast
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 04/09/2001 17:46:09
>NOT? It should loop them back if IFF_SIMPLEX is set... if it is not set,
>the hardare listens to itself.
sys/net/if_ethersubr.c has IFF_SIMPLEX checks for broadcast cases
(M_BCAST) and not for multicast (M_MCAST). are there specific
reasons for this? if multicast handling was introduced after
IFF_SIMPLEX is invented, it may be a bug in L2 multicast support.