Bug 8523 - plip configures properly but fails to pass packets back
Summary: plip configures properly but fails to pass packets back
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 8654
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-01-17 04:44 UTC by bob nelson
Modified: 2009-03-13 20:34 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-02 17:08:53 UTC
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Description bob nelson 2000-01-17 04:44:15 UTC
Note computer A and computer B are identical. They both
have bidirectional parallel ports correctly configured, as
shown below.

1). Kernel 2.2.12-20 i386
2). Stock out of the box RH 6.1 install
3). parport module loaded
4). parport_pc io=0x378 irq=7 dma=7 loaded
5). plip parport=0 module loaded
6). computer A-ifconfig plip0 pointopoint
7). computer B-ifconfig plip0 pointopoint
8). computer A-route 255.255.255 UH plip0
9). computer B-route 255.255.255 UH plip0
10). there are no plip timeout errors
11). ping never responds on either machine
12). tcpdump -i plip0 shows that the packets are getting
through, with an ``icmp: echo request'' but no reply. This is
the case on both machines.
13). netstat -i also shows the expected count on RX-OK for both
boxes, no errors or overruns.

So...there's no problem with the packets getting to each box...
it's as if the packets aren't dispatched thereafter.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-06 06:30:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8624 ***

Comment 2 fred-m 2000-02-13 10:30:59 UTC
Could you tell which packages need to be updated?
(I guess it's the kernel, because I installed all updates).

Also: are you sure this is a duplicate of bug 8624?

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-03-02 17:08:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8654 ***Oops, typed in the duplicate number wrong.

Comment 4 David Lawrence 2009-03-13 20:34:54 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 8654 ***

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