Bridge, promiscous mode andCPM2

Bastos Fernandez Alexandre ALEBAS at
Wed Oct 13 17:54:52 EST 2004


Is this patch available? Will it be available soon or applied to any ppc
kernel tree?
This is in my to-do list for the near future, so it would be very helpful if
this were already done.

Best regards,


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Dan Malek [SMTP:dan at]
> Sent:	Friday, October 08, 2004 5:40 PM
> To:	Rune Torgersen
> Cc:	alebas at; linuxppc-embedded at
> Subject:	Re: Bridge, promiscous mode andCPM2
> On Oct 8, 2004, at 10:02 AM, Rune Torgersen wrote:
> > Assuming CPM2 => 82xx or 85xx CPU.
> Yes.
> > I have no idea who or why that early return was put in,
> > but it does disable multicast and promiscous mode
> > on the FCC ethernets.
> Because I never wrote (or lifted from somewhere else)
> the function to run the CRC generator for creating the
> multicast filters (the CPM1 on 8xx has hardware support
> for this).  I left the function there as a  place holder to get
> promiscuous mode, and someone did finish that function.
> It should be in one of the several kernel source trees......
> If not, I'll try to find the patch and do it again.
> 	-- Dan

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