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Date:      Fri, 13 Sep 1996 22:55:06 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Kenneth Ingham <>
Subject:   Re: trafshow/tcpdump and 3COM 3c589
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On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, Kenneth Ingham wrote:

> I am running 2.2-960801 SNAP on a Dell Latitude XP 486 DX4-100 with 20MB
> of memory. 

We have a very similar machine doing exactly the same thing.

> I'd like to make this laptop into a portable network monitor and
> troubleshooting device.  However, trafshow and tcpdump seem to only see
> udp packets on the network.  They will show tcp packets which are
> to/from the laptop, but not others on the network. 

Then the 3c589 isn't dropping into promiscuous mode.  We're using the
PCCARD stuff on that machine, which uses the ep0 driver thus we get
promis. mode.  The zp0 driver can't do promis. mode.  

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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