Re: More observations regarding IPv6 on PPC platform.

David S. Miller (
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 16:37:39 -0800 (PST)

From: Thunder from the hill <>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 17:30:08 -0700

Matthew Drobnak wrote:
> While I was attempting to debug a little bit, I installed tcpdump to see
> if it was even seeing the router advertisements...Apparently it was..
> On top of that, if you keep tcpdump running, IPv6 works fine!

tcpdump keeps ethn in promiscuous mode. Maybe this is what was expected?

Smells like a multicast bug in the network driver/card.
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