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Re: Getting Slink compatible with Linux-2.2.0

On Tue, 26 Jan 1999, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Jan 1999, Gergely Madarasz wrote:
> > > But is that specific problem Debian/slink related..? That is, does it work
> > > correctly with potato?
> > 
> > No, it does not work correctly with potato either. It seems to be a
> > general incompatibility with 2.2
> 2.2 did something bizzar to how the packet filter code needs to work,
> nothing that used that mechanism will work anymore. Anyone made sure that
> libpcap works?

I used tcpdump on 2.1.8x kernels iirc. It just needs the packet socket
configure option in the kernel. And I just asked a friend to test it on
a 2.2pre kernel, it still works.

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