[PATCH stable] Separate multicast configuration for mesh and wlan interfaces.

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon May 19 07:05:39 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 07:01 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> Is the firmware multicast address limit the same for every firmware from
> 5.0.x up to 9?  Is it something that people with the firmware dev kit
> can change with a recompile?  Because if it changes between any of the
> firmware revisions already out there (including for 8385 CF, 8686 SDIO,
> 8388 USB, etc) then we'll probably need a lookup table. 

If we can avoid a lookup table, that would be nice. Perhaps we could
list the MAC addresses after trying to set them, and see how many we get
back? Unless there's a better way...

>  I just hope the different firmwares does something sensible when they
> get more than they can handle? 

Like automatically going into ALLMULTI mode? That would be nice, but I
find it unlikely.


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