Bug 4443 - data corruption with ping?
data corruption with ping?
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: netkit-base (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 1999-08-09 11:34 EDT by sg618lo
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-09 16:07:23 EDT
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Description sg618lo 1999-08-09 11:34:02 EDT
The ping command of netkit-base-0.10-32 gives
output similar to the following one when my isdn
device gets under heavy load (i.e. > 5k/sec):

wrong data byte #8 should be 0x7c but was 0x7b
        7b f3 ae 37 13 19 1 0 8 9 a b c d e f 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f
        20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e 2f
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-09 16:07:59 EDT
A fix for an alpha sizeof(time_t) != 4 problem compared timevals
as well as patterns. Long (>1 sec) round trip times caused
packets to miscompare. The fix is to not compare the timeval,
so this isn't really data corruption.


Fixed in netkit-base-0.10-33.

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