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SubjectRe: How to survive in a Micro$oft environment??

Richard,

I'm on it. I'm also going to forward the trace to some folks at
Microsoft so they know their stuff may have problems. We are looking
at the DHCP problem as well.

Jeff

"Richard B. Johnson" wrote:
>
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
>
> >
> > Richard,
> >
> > We are looking at this from the M$GARBAGE side of the world. The
> > problem is related to Microsoft's implementation of DHCP and whether or
> > not you have a Microsoft DHCP or WINS server on your network,
> [SNIPPED]
> >
> > "Richard B. Johnson" wrote:
> > >
> > > Alexy and other network gurus;
> > >
> > > When Linux network comes up during boot. I get a number of
> > > "invalid ICMP error to a broadcast" messages from the M$GARBAGE
> > > machines. These persist until I get to turn OFF the messages in
> > > /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
> > > echo "1" >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_ignore_bogus_error_responses
> > >
> > > [Snipped `dmesg`]
> > >
> > >
> > > If a M$GARBAGE server is coming on-line at this time, probable
> > > because they crash often, they report that my machine is using
> > > their IP address so they fail to start their network. We have
> > > so-called documentation, provided by so-called network experts
> > > that "prove" that my machines are "hurting" the M$GARBAGE network.
>
> [SNIPPED]
>
> Okay. I execute `tcpdump -i eth0` from /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1 as soon as eth0
> is configured, but before the route is added. This sould capture
> all the traffic until I get an attempt to log-in and kill the
> task.
>
> The attached file contains the tcpdump traffic. Enjoy. I just killed
> a M$Server.
>
> Cheers,
> Dick Johnson
>
> Penguin : Linux version 2.3.41 on an i686 machine (800.63 BogoMips).
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Name: tcp_start.gz
> tcp_start.gz Type: unspecified type (APPLICATION/octet-stream)
> Encoding: BASE64

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