Re: [rc5] Re: what's an evil packet ?

Michael Graff (
08 Jul 1997 16:46:30 -0400

Harald Koenig <> writes:

> and it looks like this is triggered by running "rc5v2" clients for the
> RC5 cracking effort (v2.002 binary for P6), as this program reports
> some locking errors from time to time and when killing all rc5v2 clients
> on a machine with NFS problems seems to fix these NFS hangs...
> any idea what's wrong with rc5v2 and or Linux ?

It has to be linux.

BTW, I don't see it on my NetBSD, AIX, or other's linux boxes.