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Re: Promiscous Mode

>I am currently trying to run my machine in promiscous mode but after some
>time the machine
>hangs. Also even if the ethernet card is put in promiscous mode, it dosen't

Is it just because of putting the card into promisc mode ? which card ?
which kernel version ?

>Please let me know if putting the m/c into promiscous mode will suffice
>capturing all packets
>on the network or some thing else also has to be done.

If you are on a *switched* network, then you wont get all the packets except
the ones meant for you, and some ethernet boradcast packets like say ARP ...