Problem receiving UDP broadcast packets.

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Wed Apr 20 16:21:55 CEST 2011


On 2011-04-20, Dan Stromberg <drsalists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 8:12 PM, Dan Stromberg <drsalists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I agree though that you're kind of pushing IP in a direction it wasn't
>> intended to go.
>
> It just occurred to me: You might get some additional mileage out of
> popping the network adapter into promiscuous mode.  In fact, it Might
> be necessary irrespective of the rest of your approach.

The network adapter is already receiving all the packets I want to
receive, so putting it into promiscuous mode would only increase the
number of unwanted packets.

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