On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, kevin lyda wrote:
> that's the second dangling footnote this week. is this some attempt at
> corrupting our minds?
ah.. no.. the footnote was at the bottom of the mail below my sig -
maybe your mailer stripped it. it was:
1. i might be paraphrasing slightly. :)
> i've shaved down even further). the fact is that an openbsd
> remote exploit will be such huge news when it happens i can
> pretty much skip monitoring the mailing lists.
ie, "Security dude, OpenBSD is leet!". :)
> on a sparc to, well, suck to be honest. and i've tried a lot of kernels
> over the years.
> and while you're in a grumpy mood
no no... i'm not - you missed the smiley.
> of course we could have completely avoided this conversation if
> liam had paid rent that month with an apple cinema 22" display,
> g4 cube and a copy of debian/ppc. 8^} heck i'd have thrown in
> breakfast in bed every morning...
> could be a theory except that i see 0 bad or dropped packets on
> the ethernet layer. both the server and workstation use 10mb
> cards and the linux workstation with no problem is at the same
> point topologically.
just a theory. actually, my hub isnt really that bad. linux client
forced to 10mbit didnt mind at all.
> i suspect it's an openbsd error as it is a rather ancient version
> of openbsd.
and in my case it was an ancientish version of IRIX - 6.2.
so upgrade the openbsd or upgrade the kernel on the linux server to
2.4+rpc-ping, whatever's easier.
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