Re: Sychronized Crashing on Two RH 4.1 Boxes? DoS PROBLEM?u

Alan Cox (
Thu, 26 Jun 1997 00:12:32 +0100 (BST)

> Ah! I've seen spontaneous reboots _very_ shortly after ICMP failed
> checksum messages on two occasions (2.0.27 and 1.2.13). Perhaps there is
> an undiscovered kernel bug allowing an effective DoS attack?

In that case perhaps you'd care to tcpdump the attack and take a look. Soon
find out. The log above was full of ARP clashes indicating two hosts on
the same net. That shouldnt cause any crashes however, just dead networking