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Re: [patch] linux: declance multicast filter fixes

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: [patch] linux: declance multicast filter fixes
From: Dave Airlie <>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 11:08:27 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>, <>, <>
In-reply-to: <>
I've created declance_2_4.c on

for the DS5000/200 series of DecStations..

it only required the BE -> LE and the additional zeroing of the filter, it
already did the mcast_table access correctly... (by luck rather than
design :-)

un-compiled and untested but it should work ..


On Thu, 21 Mar 2002, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> Hello,
>  Following are a few trivial fixes for the DECstation's LANCE driver
> needed for the chip's multicast filter to be set up correctly.  The patch
> is needed for multicast reception to work, in particular for the IPv6's
> neighbor discovery.  The CRC generation was verified using the AMD's
> reference code and it was checked at the run time for selected multicast
> addresses as well.  Please apply.
>  Maciej

David Airlie, Software Engineer /
pam_smb / Linux DecStation / Linux VAX / ILUG person

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