Why ethernet interfaces keep leaving "promiscuous mode" and "audit" messages by turns?

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  • Why an ethernet interface keeps to enter and leave promiscuous mode and 'auditd' message turns?

    kernel: audit(1271646691.271:61): dev=eth2 prom=256 old_prom=0 auid=4294967295 ses=4294967295
    kernel: device eth2 left promiscuous mode
    kernel: audit(1271646704.346:62): dev=eth2 prom=0 old_prom=256 auid=4294967295 ses=4294967295
    kernel: device eth1 entered promiscuous mode


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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