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SubjectRe: How to survive in a Micro$oft environment??
On Mon, 28 Feb 2000, Anton Ivanov wrote:

> I read the rest of the thread and I noticed various quotations starting with
> 13.xx which I do not see in the dump you attached.
> Err... where is everyone reading the tcpdump from? What you sent in the
> beginning finishes at 14.24? And I do not see scanning there. In it there are
> few thing still:
> Broken network. See below:
> 14:22:28.349230 > udp 84
> The response is broken network/OS:
> 1. 10.x.x.x es return broadcasts sent to These are on a
> different network. Unless I am wrong you are not supposed to return anything to
> a broadcast that does not match any of your interfaces broadcast IP addresses.
> 2. If NT goes bananas on rwhod it is indeed interesting because it is 100% unix
> specific.
> Richard, can you remove rwhod from startup and see if any of the NTs still
> suffer sudden urges to lose sanity?

Okay. I got rid of rwhod. It sends a query to broadcast which results in
a storm from the 10.x.x.x M$Garbage machines. It apprears that this
storm is the culprit.

I have restarted the network a few thousand times with a shell-script
doing :
ifconfig eth0 down
kill -TERM -1
sh /etc/rd.d/rc.inet1
sh /etc/rc.d/rc.inet2

... and the M$Garbage machines that were having trouble didn't

Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.3.41 on an i686 machine (800.63 BogoMips).

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