2.1.7[12] interface weirdness

Horst von Brand (vonbrand@sleipnir.valparaiso.cl)
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 00:20:04 -0200

This is i586, egcs-971207; libc-2.0.5 is stock RedHat 5.0.

After setting up an IP address on a dummy interface (as a module), I can
ping the machine locally, and I can set up sockets (f.ex. telnet) to
another machine via SLIP, but from the other machine I can't ping back.

Also, after tearing down an interface, it stays active (pingable) for a

Anybody else seen this, it's my imagination, egcs is running wild?


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