Subject: Re: problem with promiscous mode and vlans
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/20/2003 08:19:07
On Thursday, March 20, 2003, at 07:48  AM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> But what do you think about M_PROMISC ? Should it be a plain m_flag, or
> is uing a M_LINK for it OK ?
> I think it's OK, after all M_PROMISC is constrained to if_ethersubr.c 
> ...

Hm.. yah, I suppose it is okay to use an M_LINKx flag, then.  We just 
need to be careful not to let that bit bleed out into the rest of the 
kernel.  (And for most applications, it doesn't really matter if the 
packet was received promiscuously or not, so...)

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>