Re: A few questions and notes....

Henning Schmiedehausen (
15 May 1996 18:46:11 +0200 (Alan Cox) writes:

>> Ok, thats that for bugreports. The next one is: where should I poke around
>> to do broadcast pings? I _KNOW_ it's an EACCES somewhere and I should be

>Fix the ping client to do

> setsockopt(.... SOL_SOCKET, SO_BROADCAST ...)

>not a kernel problem.

Ok, nice, but then fix also the rwhod, which tries to send packets to and doesn't succeed:

May 15 18:12:24 babsi rwhod[109]: sendto( Network is


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