Re: anyone ever done multicast AF_UNIX sockets?

Alan Cox (
03 Mar 2003 01:23:25 +0000

On Mon, 2003-03-03 at 00:05, Michael Richardson wrote:
> First, multicast doesn't really work on loopback. I don't recall why...
> One symptom of this is that one can't use the multicast transport for
> User-Mode-Linux when not "online" (i.e. on the train).

You have to specify you want your multicast packet looped back. By
default multicasts dont loop

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