Bug 78192 - Different Number of Packets
Different Number of Packets
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 78193
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcpdump (Show other bugs)
7.2
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2002-11-19 17:30 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-19 17:30:24 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-11-19 17:30:14 EST
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Description of problem:
We are using the direct feauture to print the results to a file
tcpdump -e -x host A and Host b
we are monitoring the traffic of a cetrain file.
The problem arrizes for the number of packets that tcpdump report.
using the screen as the standart output
tcpdump -e -x host A and Host b
the number of packets are 2.000
usign the file as the standrart output the number of packets are 6.000
Please note that we are following the same procedure, monitoring
the traffic of the same file 


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How reproducible:
Always

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There not any.	

Actual Results:  we are monitoring the traffic of a cetrain file.
The problem arrizes for the number of packets that tcpdump report.
using the screen as the standart output
tcpdump -e -x host A and Host b
the number of packets are 2.000

tcpdump -e -x host A and Host b > testfile

usign the file as the standart output the number of packets are 6.000
Please note that we are following the same procedure, monitoring
the traffic of the same file 


Expected Results:  Same number of packets at both scenarios.
 

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Note that at 3.6.3 this problem does not exist!
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2002-11-20 06:08:37 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 78193 ***

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