network driver question (broadcast)

gregory.menke at gregory.menke at
Mon Feb 23 17:32:31 UTC 2004

Feng, Shuchen writes:
 > Hi all,
 > It turns out the packets I got from the receive queues 
 > are the broadcast packets.  Should the RTEMS network
 > driver handle the broadcast packets in the rxDaemon?
 > Probably not!  Correct ?  I tested the driver of the
 > mvme2307, and it seems that the rxDaemon did not see
 > broadcast packets at all.  Perhaps, it is handled
 > in cpukit/libnetworking/net ?
 > Thanks,
 > Kate

The rx & tx daemons don't know anything about broadcast packets or
not.  If the board is misconfigured such that only broadcast packets
are received by the mac- or perhaps the inverse, that might account
for the problem.


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