Re: Packet sniffing in Linux

kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru
Sat, 17 Apr 1999 22:31:05 +0400 (MSK DST)


Hello!

> There seems to be an administrative tendency at our Organisation, to
> move over to *BSD, cos it handles packet sniffing better than
> Linux and other things.

The rumours are wrong. To be more exact they were true for 2.0 kernels.

Stock 2.2 packet capture is comparable to bsd.
With turbopacket extension it is much better.
(ftp:/ftp.inr.ac.ru/ip-routing/lbl-tools/)

Alexey Kuznetsov
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