Bug 16994 - UDP packets queue problem
UDP packets queue problem
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Alan Cox
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Reported: 2000-08-26 17:46 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-15 13:53:54 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-26 17:46:29 EDT
During hevy load of UDP packaging, after having certain amount of
bytes on a listen queue of certain port, the listening
server starts to receiving malformed packets. Giving the message:Bad arg 
length for Socket, during a recv system call. The message stops as soon
as the queue reach 0 lenght again, it starts again as the lenght size
growns.

It is a really serius problem because it can put out of service
something as important as radius service.
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2000-09-15 13:53:51 EDT
Do you have a simple demonstration piece of code that shows this. I can't
generate this 
behaviour.

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