FW: IP Multicast
Gene.Smith at sea.siemens.com
Tue Aug 1 21:43:32 UTC 2000
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From: suvrat gupta [mailto:suvrat at utstar.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2000 5:32 PM
To: Smith, Gene
Subject: Re: IP Multicast
Broadcast works. I am running routed(RIPv1) , it works fine.
"Smith, Gene" wrote:
> Thanks for the info. Do you think broadcast, as opposed to multicast,
> as is?
> It looks to me like it would.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: suvrat gupta [mailto:suvrat at utstar.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2000 5:16 PM
> > To: Smith, Gene
> > Subject: Re: IP Multicast
> > I looked at it about two months ago. Seemed like most of the
> > IP stack does
> > support it.. The ethernet driver needs to support multicast related
> > ioctls(add/remove address in the H/W filter).this can be done
> > by usingl
> > ether_addmulti() ether_delmulti() functions(you may need to
> > modify them a bit.
> > Try using the latest RTEMS code.
> > hope this helps. In case you do come to know of some working
> > implementation,
> > let me know.
> > -suvrat
> > "Smith, Gene" wrote:
> > > Is IP Multicast actually supported in RTEMS? If so, has it
> > been used by
> > > anyone? All the drivers in "network" directories seem to
> > say FIXME and
> > > ERROR when referring to multicast. I didn't see multicast
> > mentioned in
> > > Networking Suppliment.
> > >
> > > My application might need some form of multicast. However,
> > a simple subnet
> > > broadcast might do.
> > >
> > > -Gene
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