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[Bug 199979] eth0 enter into promiscuous mode whitout being report by ifconfig or "ip link show"



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Summary: eth0 enter into promiscuous mode whitout being report by ifconfig or "ip link show"


https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=199979


zprikryl redhat com changed:

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------- Additional Comments From zprikryl redhat com  2008-07-09 09:02 EST -------
(In reply to comment #17)
> Very old, odd and well known issue. It's kernel related from the one
> perspective, but nobody wishes to change anything since 2001. And I would say
> nothing changed.

As you mentioned, the situation probably stay same for long time. So, the best
solution is change ifconfig check algorithm to that one which reads flags file
instead of checking IFF_PROMISC flag, right?


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