Re: Version 2.1.92 -> 2.1.101 Ethernet

Alan Cox (
Tue, 19 May 1998 01:29:21 +0100 (BST)

> If I ping a Linux machine with a packet length of the default (64 bytes?),
> it works okay. As I increase the size up to the normal ~1460 bytes,
> nothing gets through! The problems start at a packet size of about
> 400 bytes. Tcpdump on the source machines show packets being transmitted,
> Tcpdump on the destination machine shows no packets received.

Check your cable quality is really cat5 and your hub is ok. Thats not a Linux
problem by any way I can figure it since we dont execute any different code
for long/short frames there.


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