Re: 1.2.11 Kernel Message

Cristian Gafton (
Sat, 15 Jul 1995 22:51:18 +0300 (EET DST)

On Sat, 15 Jul 1995, Jonathan Allen wrote:

> 14:34:44 mirror kernel: ICMP: Could not build IP Header for ICMP ECHO Response
> At the time I was using a CSLIP connection to my ISP, and SMTP transfers
> were in progress.
> As I have never seen this one before, can someone tell me what it means,
> and if I should be worried about it.

I think that your computer was trying to reply on a ping request to
a computer for which it didn't have the route ... Am I wrong ?

Cristian Gafton

Cristian Gafton, SysAdm
Computers & Communications Center str. Moara de Foc nr. 35
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Good code is hard to write, so it must be hard to understand.