Subject: Re: [Q] multicast?
To: None <ian@south-border.COM, port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Heiko W.Rupp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/10/1996 08:59:33
In <199609061022.GAA06394@south-border.com>, The Unseen wrote:
:|How does one go seting up the routing table on netbsd to be able to enjoy
:|apps that take advantage of multicast? I tried adding 220.127.116.11 pointing
You have to run mrouted(8) (afaik).
You should be able to send and recveive multiacst packets locally though.
If you get a 'no route to host' then it might be that you have to start
the multicast receiver for the wanted group first; i.e. multicast packets
won't leave your computer if there are no receivers, which makes sense.
Doing something like "route add net 224 <ip of ed0>" does not make much
sense, as multicast adresses are 'groups' and not IP-adresses in the
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