Subject: Re: supported harware for zeroconf
To: Silvio Valenti <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/04/2005 14:49:22
On Mon, 4 Jul 2005, Silvio Valenti wrote:
> I was wondering what kind of data link hardware I shall support.
> Shall I also support IEEE80211? If it is the case, the bpf interface
> is compatible with that? Because I read it currently works only with
> Ethernet.

The data link types defined in <net/dlt.h> suggest that bpf works for a 
lot more than ethernet. Which makes sense to me, e.g. you can use tcpdump 
on pppoe and wlan devices as well.

  - Hubert