Subject: kern/21292: ping -s10000 -f brokes IP-stack
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/23/2003 19:53:19
>Number:         21292
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       ping -s10000 -f    brokes IP-stack
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Apr 23 19:54:00 UTC 2003
>Originator:     Pavel Podvoiski
>Release:        1.6.1
JVL Corporation
NetBSD cmynop 1.6.1 NetBSD 1.6.1 (GENERIC) #0: Tue Apr  8 12:05:52 UTC 2003 i386
    CPU: P3-1GHz
    RAM: 256MB PC-133
    NIC: RTL8139C connected to 10Mb hub

Shortly after start 'ping -s10000 -f' series of messages
"ping: sendto: No buffer space available"
appears on screen. Then it's turns to a constant stream of such messages.

After terminating ping by ^C, computer can't ping anything on network
and can't be pinged.