[CentOS] Re: CentOS5 Network Problems

Tony Mountifield tony at softins.clara.co.uk
Fri Sep 21 08:38:23 UTC 2007

In article <alpine.LRH.0.9999.0709202012480.12238 at hogwarts.egr.duke.edu>,
Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17 at duke.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 at 5:04pm, semi linux wrote
> > Wicked! that worked... How weird...  I'm going to have to look this up
> > and read about it... it seems weird that the kernel would have it on
> > by default if it's as common as it seems to me.
> >
> > Thanks a million!
> >
> > You don't happen to have any links of where you found this, do you?
> Here's one:
> http://lwn.net/Articles/92727/
> Bottom line is that the behavior is a result of broken routers, and the 
> kernel leaves it enabled because it *should* work.

Would be interesting to know what make/model of router the original poster
is using, that exhibited this problem, and which firmware version.

Unless the problem is in his ISP....

Tony Mountifield
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