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Date:	Mon, 02 Apr 2007 08:11:09 -0700
From:	"Gary Zambrano" <>
To:	"Bill Helfinstine" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.21-rc5] b44: fix IFF_ALLMULTI handling of CAM

On Sun, 2007-04-01 at 10:10 -0700, Bill Helfinstine wrote:
> If you set the IFF_ALLMULTI flag on a b44 device, or if you join more
> than
> B44_MCAST_TABLE_SIZE multicast groups, the device will stop receiving
> unicast
> messages.  This is because the __b44_set_mac_addr call sets the zeroth
> entry to the MAC address of the device, and then the loop at line 1722
> proceeds to overwrite it unless the value of i is set by the
> __b44_load_mcast
> call.  However, when IFF_ALLMULTI is set, that call is bypassed,
> leaving i set
> to zero. 
> Fixed by starting the loop at 1 to make it skip the CAM entry for the
> address.
> Signed-off-by: Bill Helfinstine <>


Acked-by: Gary Zambrano <>

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