Subject: Re: frozen networking with libpcap-0.9.3nb3
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/11/2005 19:03:05
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On 2005.10.11 10:17:46 -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
| I just updated trafshow to 5.2.1. It needs at least version 0.7 of=20
| libpcap. So installed is pkgsrc version libpcap-0.9.3nb3.
| I am using NetBSD 2.0.2 on i386.
| When I exit trafshow (started as root), I noticed my networking was dead.
| I can't ping and all my connections are stop (not closed). The problem=20
| does not happen for my loopback (

What does ifconfig report ?

| When I restart trafshow, my connections and ping come up again.
| I can repeat this.
| If I use "sudo trafshow -p" my networking does not come back up. (This -p=
| is for "Do not put interface(s) into promiscuous mode.")
| Any ideas?
| How can I get my network to be up when I don't have trafshow running=20
| (after I stop it)?

You mean UP as in "interface state" or UP as in "networking state" ?

		-- Rui Paulo

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