Tue Mar 22 19:35:32 EDT 2011
Weird bridge tcpdump problem
Packets come through when I have "tcpdump -i br1" running. As soon as
I quit that, the packets don't come through.
Has something to do with it entering promiscuous mode?
From here : "In order to act a a bridge, the network device must be
placed into promiscuous mode which means it receives all traffic on a
Looks like tcpdump disabled promiscuous mode on a bridge! To fix:
ifconfig br1 promisc
Can't reproduce with tcpdump after doing the above.