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SubjectRe: Ping with a 65510 bytes pack
Bruno Kraychete da Costa was heard saying ....
> When a friend of mine, using a Win95 workstation, issued the ping
> command using a pack of 65510 bytes and addressed to my Linux 2.0.22, it
> simply rebooted. On the second time he issued that command, all the
> process stopped because of a general protection 000, including the agetty
> processes.

Everybody try this and lock up your linux system? I did. It works as
reported except it didn't reboot my box, just lock it up solid-like.

Another Mailing List personality of Nicholas J. Leon

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