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From: Holger Hoffstaette <holger.hoffstaette@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: Packet sniffing broken recently?
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 16:18:05
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: Packet sniffing broken recently? by walt
1 On Thu, 29 Dec 2011 07:29:51 -0800, walt wrote:
3 > This change appears to be somewhere in userland, though, not in the kernel
4 > per se. I copied the kernel .config file from my working amd64 machine to
5 > the 'broken' ~amd64 machine and recompiled the kernel.
6 >
7 > No improvement. I had to enable the nfnetlink module to make packet
8 > sniffing work again. I suppose one of the networking packages changed in
9 > a recent ~arch update.
11 Yup, this was libpcap moving to 1.2 recently. You can get the old
12 behaviour back by downgrading to 1.1.x, though for me 1.2 also worked
13 after building all the netfilter modules (default settings) and enabling
14 linbl for libpcap.
16 -h