Subject: Re: ping A->B != ping B->A ?
To: Stefan Schumacher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ian Zagorskih <email@example.com>
Date: 07/05/2004 22:17:01
On Monday 05 July 2004 22:06, Stefan Schumacher wrote:
> * Ian Zagorskih (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > NetBSD IANZAG 2.0_BETA NetBSD 2.0_BETA (IANZAG) #1: Tue Jun 15 16:15:27
> > NOVST 2004 ianzag@IANZAG:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/IANZAG i386
> > I have two PCs, let's say A and B.
> > Maybe i'm missing something but this isn't obvious for me why at the same
> > time inside same idle LAN pings from A to B and ping from B to A differ
> > so much.
> > ps: no kernel output like "rtk0: timeout" etc produces. Just silence.
> > Any ideas ?
> Different pathes through the network?
> Maybe a traceroute can help?
No, both machines directly attached to 100/10MBit 16-port Eline hub so [i
believe] path is always the same in both directions and lookup is done on ARP