The broadcast of python in FreeBSD

Eygene Ryabinkin rea-fbsd at codelabs.ru
Wed Mar 28 07:27:36 UTC 2007


Zhu, good day.

Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 01:26:54PM +0800, Zhu Yan wrote:
> Hi, Everybody.
> 
> In FreeBSD, I write a program in python(2.4.4 & 2.5), which include a
> broadcast routine.
> 
> But, I send the broadcast in FreeBSD, it's different from others OS, like
> Windows, Linux...
> 
> When I send the broadcast in FreeBSD with address 255.255.255.255, the
> packet can not be received by other OS.
> 
> But I send the broadcast in non-BSD System with address 255.255.255.255, all
> OS got it.
> 
> When I send the broadcast in FreeBSD with address like 192.168.1.255, all OS
> got it.

Seems like you will want to read these thread:
http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/htdig/freebsd-net/2007-January/012874.html
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Eygene


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