Re: missing icmp errors for udp packets

From: Pekka Savola (
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 13:47:57 EST

On Tue, 31 Jul 2001 wrote:
> Hello!
> > If you reboot the computer, the _first_ ping/scan attempt will not return
> > icmp dest unreachable.
> Hmm... how fast after reboot?

Can be quite a long time. Previously, I tested it immediately after
reboot. Now I tried it about 6 minutes after I had typed 'reboot' with

I believe it may be the first ICMP message to be sent after reboot..

Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords

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