several questions...

Christian Helmuth ch12 at
Fri Mar 18 16:46:13 CET 2005


On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 02:50:37PM +0000, Tiago Jorge wrote:
> i've been trying to broadcast a message through UDP and configure the 
> ethernet card bue i've not sucedded yet...
> 1st question - have you ever tried to do that?

No, I've no experiences with UDP brodcasts.

> 2nd question - i'm trying to set the broadcast adress directly in the 
> NIC. i've tried to ioctl using the change parameter but haven't 
> sucedded. this code works on linux but not with l4:
> is there any problem with the SIOCSIFBRDADDR flag?

In what respect does SIOCSIFBRDADDR differ from SIOCSIFNETMASK? The latter
works in mini_ifconfig (ifconfig.c:151). What error did occur?

Christian Helmuth
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