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Bug 4618 - ping reports wrong data byte
ping reports wrong data byte
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.0
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-08-19 19:02 EDT by michael.ha
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-20 17:51:52 EDT
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Description michael.ha 1999-08-19 19:02:58 EDT
Install on a Compaq Server DS10.

ping reports the following:

64 bytes from 10.0.0.1: icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=0.1 ms
wrong data byte #8 should be 0x8 but was 0x81
    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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Here is version info:

[root@jfoxx /]# cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.2.3 (jestabro@linux03.hlo.dec.com) (gcc
version egcs-2.90.29 980515 (egcs-1.0.3 release)) #7 Fri
Mar 26 16:06:36 EST 1999
[root@jfoxx /]# cat /proc/cpuinfo
cpu         : Alpha
cpu model       : EV6
cpu variation       : 7
cpu revision        : 0
cpu serial number   :
system type     : Tsunami
system variation    : Webbrick
system revision     : 0
system serial number    :
cycle frequency [Hz]    : 462962962
timer frequency [Hz]    : 1024.00
page size [bytes]   : 8192
phys. address bits  : 44
max. addr. space #  : 255
BogoMIPS        : 920.64
kernel unaligned acc    : 0 (pc=0,va=0)
user unaligned acc  : 4 (pc=120002b2c,va=12011777c)
platform string     : COMPAQ AlphaServer DS10 466 MHz
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-20 17:51:59 EDT
This problem was fixed in a netkit-base errata for alpha. A better
fix is in netkit-base-0.10-35 from Raw Hide.

------- Additional Comments From   09/03/99 12:19 -------
I got the same problem. And some time TCP/IP stack goes down. That is
adapter is up but "ping 127.0.0.1" hangs.

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