Re: negative TTL under 2.1.54,2.1.55

Andrea Arcangeli (
Thu, 11 Sep 1997 14:48:18 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 10 Sep 1997, Shaw Carruthers wrote:

>Under kernels 2.1.54 & 2.1.55 Diald will not operate my line correctly.
>The Diald queue shows packets with increasing negative TTL. All was ok
>under 2.1.52.

Seems to be caused by the new select() syscall to made linux compatible
with other unix.

Peter Enderborg <> seems to have patched diald to work with new
select() feature.

Andrea Arcangeli

FYI, Andrea in Italy is a male name.
(I am tired of being mistaken for a female :)