On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, Taso Hatzi wrote:
> $ ping -c 5 -s 55 www.ibm.com
> PING www.ibm.com (22.214.171.124): 55 data bytes
> --- www.ibm.com ping statistics ---
> 5 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100% packet loss
> Doing the same from WinNT works as I would expect.
> Why does Linux only work if the packet size is 2*N
This has been raised several times, so check the list archive for detailed
responses - if I recall correctly it was a bug in the build of ping, and
wasn't considered a serious problem.
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