Darren Reed <darrenr%netbsd.org@localhost> writes: > For example, if I start tcpdump in the background > and then run an ipv6 ping generating 2000 byte > packets with a command like "ping6 -nc3 -s2000 fec0::1", > the ping ends successfully but terminating the > tcpdump may show as few as 8 packets rather than > 12. 3 packets going in each direction (echo plus > echo reply) makes 6, doubled for fragments gives > 12. I can't for the life of me think why this > should be. Are you waiting long enough? IIRC there are two buffers, and read returns when they get full or timeout, and I don't know that ^C causes the final read.
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