[Winpcap-users] capture differences between Linux system and Windows with winpcap

Newlon, Phil Phil.Newlon at wendys.com
Fri Nov 1 17:57:22 UTC 2013

> > I have found that this is machine specific (new Dell Latitude E6420).  I do not
> > have the same issue with an older Dell D630....  Same results with built-in
> > interface and with TrendNet USB->ethernet dongle.  Anyone have thoughts
> > on what might be causing this or how to track down the cause?

> It sounds like the windows drivers for the wired Ethernet are somehow auto-detecting duplex or link speed incorrectly and this setting you up for the errors which you notice.
> You may want to try various combinations of hard setup values to prove this issue right or wrong.

The issue was definitely with the Dell E6420.  I pulled the HDD out of it, put it in a Dell E6430, installed the drivers for the newer laptop and all is well.  Something is whacked with the E6420 Intel GB driver from Dell / Intel as far as WinPcap is concerned.
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