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RE: [Xen-devel] peth0 received packet on own address

>>  I've been looking into an issue were in the message file I see: 
>> Apr 28 11:43:10 kdell kernel: peth0: received packet with  
>> own address as source address
>> Trying to match the time stamp in the message file to a 
>> packet trace captured by ethereal, I found that the offending 
>> packets are of the type
>> ICMPv6 Multicast Listener Report Message v2, ICMPv6 Neighbor 
>> Solicitation, or ICMPv6 Router Solicitation packets.  It 
>> looks like these packets are sent every time a network 
>> interface is brought up.  In this case it is when peth0 is 
>> brought up from the network- bridge script since the MAC 
>> address is fe:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff.  When a peth0 comes up, all 
>> other machines with a peth0 up and running will receive the 
>> packets and log the messages.
>> Is this an issue of concern?  
> It's not of particular concern, but it would be nice to make them
> Is it the 'ip link set dev X up' line that causes the packet to be

Yes, it is the 'ip link set ${pdev} up' line.

> Does anyone know how to make them stop?
> Thanks,
> Ian

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