Re: Some persistent error messages in linux

From: Jonathan Larmour <>
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 1996 18:48:23 +0000

At 10:00 05/11/96 -0800, Duane Wessels wrote:
>This seems to me to be a "quirk" with Linux. I have not seen any
>other OS generate read(2) errors from ICMP messages.

You may also want to put it in comm_udp_recv.

After looking at the kernel networking code, it claims that it is correct as
per RFC1122 section, and everyone else is wrong :-). You can set an
option within the kernel to get BSD-ish semantics.

>I recently added this hack which prevents the messages from being printed,
>but doesn't prevent them from actually happening:


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