Re: Linux-2.0.24

Mike Bristow (
31 Oct 1996 01:10:55 GMT

In article <>,
Greg Patterson <> writes:
>On Wed, 30 Oct 1996, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> Uhh, the time is now 05:23 AM, and I finally got the 2.0.24 release together.
>> Could people please test this out, so that I could at least feel that I
>> haven't been up this late (early) for nothing? I'm going to bed,
>Is it just my imagination or did the real "fixed" (ie. big-ping-patch) not
>get included into 2.1.6 or 2.0.24? I cannot find the "runt" syslog error
>message in either of the official kernel patches.

As I recall, there were at least 2 versions of that patch; only one
sysloged the attempt. The other quietly dropped the packet.

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