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Date:	Wed, 3 Oct 2012 08:45:55 -0400
From:	David Stevens <>
To:	Eric Dumazet <>
Cc:, Dave Jones <>,
	David Miller <>,,
	Julian Anastasov <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] udp: increment UDP_MIB_NOPORTS in mcast receive wrote on 10/03/2012 03:28:48 AM:
> BTW, it seems we dont properly increase UDP MIB counters when a
> multicast message is not delivered to at least one socket.

If an interface is in promiscuous mode or there are false
positives in a multicast address filter, wouldn't this count as
"drops" packets that were never intended for this machine?

I think an otherwise valid multicast or broadcast packet that doesn't
have a local receiver is not an error and shouldn't be counted.


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