<offtopic> Hummm, funny. Last time I saw this was on Windows, and it only ate the packets on PPP. </offtopic>

Ors



On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 6:11 PM, <dennis@bbn.com> wrote:
I just noticed something *very* strange.  I was debugging a
network application with tcpdump, and it appears that

# tcpdump -i wlan0

causes all incoming packets to be consumed.  This includes
pings, TCP traffic (ssh), multicast UDP datagrams, everything.

To compound the oddity, using "-p" to avoid putting wlan0
into promiscuous mode allows traffic to flow again.

Has anybody else seen this?  I haven't tried to reproduce on
the Ethernet, but I will.

Thanks for any help you can render!

Dennis Rockwell            dennis@bbn.com
Advanced Networking        Senior Engineer
Raytheon BBN Technologies  +1-617-873-5745
Cambridge, MA              +1-617-873-5386 (Fax)




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