Re: tcpdump & bad tcp checksum
Thu, 24 Jul 1997 12:39:40 +0200

Jes Degn Soerensen <> writes:
>Yup I am well aware of that, however there is no such thing as HIPPI
>promiscous mode ;) So unless you get one of those switches which can
>be configured to copy all packets to a seperate port you wont be able
>to run tcpdump on it, but ok of course we want to support that as well.

You can still tcpdump your own HIPPI transmission/reception without
promiscous mode :) Might be important once we have to start debugging
that stuff. tcpdump isn't just for watching the traffic of other
machines go by.

>I tried to do that but ran into some trouble with tcpdump complaining
>about corrupt packets or such and had to leave it there. Its on my
>to-do list as well but I wont have time to do anything about it until
>the end of september.

Ok, I'll drop it onto my list then anyway, I should be active again
about that time...

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