Bug 4149 - ping is now broken in 6.0 i386
Summary: ping is now broken in 6.0 i386
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 4082
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netkit-base
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-07-21 21:24 UTC by jimbrown
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-23 08:11:54 UTC

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Description jimbrown 1999-07-21 21:24:33 UTC
I beleive there is a problem with
netkit-base-0.10-31.is86.rpm I have a
script that pings hosts and ever since I applied the errata
ping now
fails with this error message :

jab-linux.isd.ustra.abb.com:/jbrown/linux/errata$ ping
PING ( from : 56
data bytes
>From jab-linux.isd.ustra.abb.com (
Destination Host
>From jab-linux.isd.ustra.abb.com (
Destination Host
>From jab-linux.isd.ustra.abb.com (
Destination Host

There is no host the at that address and I should not be
getting this
error. I have an original 6.0 install which has a different
date and
size from the original. The dates on the original install

14804 Apr 7 ping

and the new one is:

17652 Jul 6 ping

 This effectivly breaks ping. Which is vital to my script.
Meanwhile I
have moved the older version onto this computer and I have
changed my
script to refernece the old version of ping. If someone
could please
look into why this is happening. Oh the platform is Intel.

                                            Jim Brown

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-07-22 15:10:59 UTC
I could not get this update to fail on a test lab machine running
standard 6.0 with updates.

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-07-23 08:11:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4082 ***

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