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Old 10-10-2003, 04:33 AM   #1
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Angry Eth0 : Promiscuous mode enabled

hii to alll

i installed the Red Hat 8.0 and its give the error of NIC
and i have two NIC installed on the computer both are the RTL8139 and on one card i give the address and on the second

when i try to enable the card it says
Eth0 : promiscuous mode enabled
RTNETLink answers : Invalid Argument
RTNETLINK answers : File exists

and if both the card are enabled or the only one card is enabled its giving errors reglarly the source add and the destination address are changed in each error message

i tried to disable Promiscuous mode but it didn't work by this command : ifconfig eth0 -promisc

DROPPED IN=eth0 OUT= MAC00:e0:4c:60f9:63:00:09:43:8d:ca:37:08:00 SRC= DST= LEN=92 TOS=0x00 PREC0x00 TTL=109 ID=27166 PROTO=ICMP Type=8 CODE=0 ID512 SEQ=60266

i really don't know what is going on
if anybody know about this error message pls let me know

thanks & regards
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