re(4) needs promisc to work properly
pyunyh at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 16:17:37 PST 2006
On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 08:46:00PM +0100, Ed Schouten wrote:
> I'm running FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE on my new desktop. It has the
> following hardware:
> - Intel Core 2 Duo 6400
> - Asus P5B motherboard
> - On-board Realtek NIC (8168B/8111B)
> For some reason, it drops all incoming IPv6 packets. I can only SSH to
> the machine using IPv6 when I run the following command:
> $ ifconfig re0 promisc
> Is this a known issue about these NICs?
No, I'm not aware of the issue.
The issue can happen on a NIC with incorrectly programmed ethernet
address. Would you show me dmesg/tcpdump output of your system?
Make sure to add -e option to tcpdump(1).
> Ed Schouten <ed at fxq.nl>
> WWW: http://g-rave.nl/
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