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Re: 3c905 Ethernet card in promiscuous mode

On 6 Sep 1997, Carey Evans wrote:

> Paul Ryan Kuykendall <prk@chaos.uark.edu> writes:
> > I just installed Debian 1.3.1 on my machine, but for some strange reason I
> > can't get my net card out of promiscuous mode.  Would anyone know where
> > I might configure promisc mode off?  Thank you.
> % ifconfig eth0 -promisc
> But your card shouldn't come up in promiscuous mode, so you should
> still try to find out what put it in promiscous mode in the first
> place.  (Something like netacct, tcpdump, statnet, etc.)

The promiscuous mode might be set in the cards ROM.  Try using the
configuration software that came with the card to change the settings.
You'll have to boot with DOS.

Jean Pierre

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