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Date:	Sat, 26 May 2007 03:28:27 -0300
From:	"Martín Ferrari" <>
To:	"Ben Greear" <>
Subject: Re: IFF_PROMISC again

Hi Ben,

On 5/22/07, Ben Greear <> wrote:

> > PACKET_(ADD|REMOVE)_MEMBERSHIP, I need to query the real device state.

> I have the same problem.  I think you can tell by looking at bit 0x100
> in /sys/class/net/[ethX]/flags
> Not exactly fun to use, but it seems to work.

Wow, I searched for this a lot! It could be all I need, although it
doesn't seem very robust to look at the bitmap driectly, is it?

Maybe it would be cleaner to add an "promiscuity" file to that structure?

Martín Ferrari
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