[Winpcap-users] incomplete list in PacketGetAdapterNames

Loris Degioanni loris.degioanni at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 03:04:06 GMT 2005

Does the problem happen when hot plugging/removing the adapters on a 
running machine?


Michal Szostakiewicz wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Gianluca Varenni wrote:
>> What adapters are missing from the list returned by 
>> PacketGetAdapterNames?
>> Consider that some adapters are not listed by WinPcap because they are 
>> not supported (e.g. Firewire adapters).
> It's more complicated, I'm afraid. I use a few different PCMCIA devices.
> It's not that some devices are never seen - on contrary, they may work or
> not on different computers, sometimes on the same computer and different
> systems, and sometimes even on the same system they behave chaotically.
>> PS. Out of curiosity, why are you using the Packet API instead of the 
>> pcap one?
> Actually it's 'inherited code', I didn't write it.
> Do you think using pcap API would help? I'm not really very familiar 
> with it, does it support sending OID commands and this kind of stuff?
> greetz,
> creed
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