Re: Bugs in Net code

Bryn Paul Arnold Jones (
Thu, 18 Jul 1996 12:21:57 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 17 Jul 1996, Malcolm Beattie wrote:

> Alan Cox writes:
> > Can people having problems with multicast routing and tunnels try this diff and
> > see how it goes. Its a combo of patches several people have sent in. Also
> > contains the extra bridge fix.
> There is a slight difference in behaviour now but it's still no dice.
> mcast (SunOS) and boris (Linux) are on one subnet; plutonium (Linux)
> is on another. When I create a tunnel between plutonium and boris, no
> multicast applications run on either seem to be able to send across
> the tunnel. However, when I send a SIGUSR1 to each mrouted to get them
> to dump stats, I now see non-zero "pkts in/out" fields whereas last
> time (2.0.1+patch kit) I seem to remember that they were always zero.
> When I create a tunnel between plutonium and mcast, sdr sessions
> created on boris reach plutonium but sessions created on plutonium
> do not reach boris. This behaviour hasn't changed since last time.

Are you creating a tunnel, or a pair of tunnels ? Last I hurd was that a
tunnel is a oneway thing, and you need one going each way to do two way

> --Malcolm

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