[Udpcast] rogue packet

Alain Knaff alain.knaff at lll.lu
Sun Feb 6 23:38:04 CET 2005

On Tuesday 17 August 2004 21:55, alexandre.letort at club-internet.fr wrote:
> Hi!
> I'am using udpcast to transfert disk Images from a server to several
> clients. The server box has one Network card and several virtual interfaces
> (eth0, eth0:0, eth0:1...). When I try to send a file to one client through
> one of the virtual interface(eth0:x) everything goes well. But when the
> client number increases (more than one) I get an error saying: Rogue packet
> received <eth0 IP address>:9001 expecting <eth0:x IP address>:9001 The
> command line used on the server is :
> udp-sender --file <filename> --interface eth0:x
> On the client:
> udp-receiver --file <filename>
> It seems that only the eth0 interface can be used bay udpcast. It works
> perfectly with this one. How can I get udpcast to work with my virtual
> interfaces

Until today, udpcast used a "wildcard bind" for its sending socket,
and this confused the kernel in situations where there were network
aliases. Now (version 20050206) it binds to a concrete address
instead, and so this problem should be solved.

> Sorry for my bad English!

No problem

> Thank you for your help.
> regards
> Alex



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