Subject: Re: KA655 on-board ethernet; was: Re: Bragging Time...
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <tih@KPNQwest.NO>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/16/2000 18:49:53
On 14 Feb 2000, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:

> Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE> writes:
> > Could be almost anything. The problem is that Ultrix probably runs
> > UDP without checksums enabled. Otherwise this would be catched.
> That's what I assumed, but then I discovered that FTP transfers would
> include the sporadic single bit errors as well.  I ended up using tape
> to transfer stuff onto the 3400.  Weird!

That I don't understand. ftp uses tcp, which includes a checksum. You
shouldn't be able to get bad packets up the stack then. This really sounds
weird. Are you sure you don't have a memory problem instead?

> > Change OS atleast. :-)
> Will do -- NetBSD, of course!  :-)



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