[openbeosnetteam] Re: if_re freebsd port

  • From: "Francesco Piccinno" <stack.box@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 20:56:09 +0200

Everything seems working with the last revision. I've created a ticket
with the diff file here:


Thanks for the help.

2008/9/24 Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> "Francesco Piccinno" <stack.box@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> The ARP cache on the haiku box works perfectly. It shows me the table
>> correctly after a while.
> That doesn't really mean anything, if other machines are trying to
> reach the Haiku box - then receiving would suffice to get a valid ARP
> entry. You would need to ping from the Haiku box with a freshly cleared
> ARP cache, and then, even if the ping does not work, if the ARP cache
> is filled, it means it actually send a request out.
>> Also packets are shown as sent (tcpdump
>> runned under haiku) but if I run tcpdump on the other PC I cannot see
>> any packet. BTW this "fakes" packets are marked as errors in ifconfig
>> output.
>> About debug output in lower layers how could I enable it?
> It's always done in a similar way, ie. in src/add-ons/kernel/network/
> datalink_protocols/arp/arp.cpp uncomment TRACE_ARP (line 38).
> src/add-ons/kernel/network/devices/ethernet/ethernet.cpp doesn't seem
> to have such a macro - there, it would probably make more sense to look
> into src/libs/compat/freebsd/device.c, and add some debug output here.
> Bye,
>   Axel.

Francesco Piccinno

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