Re: Ping message
On Thu, 9 Aug 2001, Fernando Casas wrote:
> If I use the -U argument, then the message is gone.
> And there are no error (or like error) messages.
> any ideas?
Try upgrading your kernel (like I mentioned in a previous mail) or try
downgrading your ping.
> > > > > Warning: time of day goes back, taking countermeasures.
> > >
> > > > I believe your ping command is using features only available in a
> > > > kernel. Maybe upgrade your kernel (2.4.4?) or see if your ping has
> a -U
> > > > switch to ignore this.
> > >
> > > What should a feature of a kernel has to do with a message from ping
> > > complaining about problems with the time measurement?
> > >
> > > I don't understand the source of ping completely, but I would say
> > > this message is a hint to a problem with the clock. This message is
> >I am pretty sure it is not the return value form gettimeofday() -- it is
> >the information returned via ioctl() for a SIOCGSTAM (receive timestamp
> >the last packet passed to the user) or SO_TIMESTAMP request (timestamp
> >incoming datagrams).
> >I believe -U uses different functionality (old feature) and
> >bypasses this problem.
> >From looking at postings on the web, it appears to be a kernel bug.
> >Some info at http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=37485
Jeremy C. Reed
echo '9,J8HD,fDGG8B@?:536FC5=8@I;C5?@H5B0D@5GBIELD54DL>@8L?:5GDEJ8LDG1' |\
sed ss,s50EBsg | tr 0-M 'p.wBt SgiIlxmLhan:o,erDsduv/cyP'