Subject: Re: name service (does anyone else see this?)
To: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
From: John Hawkinson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/07/1995 08:36:22
> From: email@example.com (Christos Zoulas)
> >[lola-granola!jhawk] ~> ping 0
> >PING 0 (0.0.0.0): 56 data bytes
> >64 bytes from 22.214.171.124: icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=1.466 ms
> >(126.96.36.199 is the default router).
> 188.8.131.52 is a cisco I bet... Nothing else answers on our network, but
> a cisco 2 hops away... And we have a lot of different fruit flavors
> in our garden...
Well, yes, but nothing else even has a _chance_ of answering. To a
tcpdump -e -- the packets are sent off to your default router, which
will either answer, forward to its default, or drop.