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    SubjectRe: (usagi-users 02872) Re: IPv6 multicast in 2.4.25 broken?
    On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 10:01:29PM +0900, thus spake Takashi Hibi:
    > Isn't it related to the patch (usagi-users 02627)?
    > If the socket is bound to non-multicast address, it can't receive
    > multicast packets.

    This is why it doesn't work anymore, as it shouldn't have in the first
    place. Thanks for pointing this out. I did not know that source
    address selection is automatic, depending on the multicast address
    prefix (ff05::/16, ff02::/16, etc) and the IPV6_MULTICAST_IF option, so
    I instinctively did bind the socket to the unicast address and not the
    multicast address.

    Now it seems to work like a charm. =)



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