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To add, most kinds of network statistic programs will put the card into
"catch all" mode...

i would try to watch the system messages, and in case it happens run a
ps to see whats happening... that in case, you have not started any kind
of program that does statistical network analysis or content grabbing...

Derek Ragona schrieb:
> promiscuous mode means the ethernet NIC grabs ALL packets, not just the
> ones addressed to it.  This is typically done by packet sniffers.
> 
>         -Derek
> 
> 
> At 09:35 AM 4/9/2006, Thiago Esteves de Oliveira wrote:
> 
>>  Hi,
>>
>>  I have a problem with my ethernet adapter (fxp)...
>>
>>  When a run 'dmesg',  look:
>>
>>  fxp: promiscuous mode enabled
>>  fxp: promiscuous mode disabled
>>  fxp: promiscuous mode enabled
>>  fxp: promiscuous mode disabled
>>
>>  I didn't find it in fxp's manual...
>>
>>
>> What's it ...
>>
>> -- 
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>> > Thiago Esteves de Oliveira                                      <
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