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Bug 3276

Summary: Ping returns a "wrong data byte" error during successful pings
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Ken Crandall <ken.crandall>
Component: netkit-baseAssignee: Jay Turner <jturner>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 6.0CC: alvin, gmd, srevivo
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Hardware: alpha   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 1999-06-04 21:55:24 UTC Type: ---
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Description Ken Crandall 1999-06-04 20:40:12 UTC
All successful pings return an error labeled "wrong data
type" followed by a bunch of hex.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-06-04 21:55:59 UTC
This problem has been corrected in netkit-base-0.10-31.alpha.rpm
available from Please
obtain and install newer rpm to see if this fixes the problem for you.

Comment 2 noar 1999-06-05 20:05:59 UTC
connected to
220 ProFTPD 1.2.0pre1 Server ready.
ftp> cd alpha/RedHat/RPMS
250 CWD command successful.
ftp> ls -al
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for file list.
total 0
drwxr-xr-x   2 root     root         1024 May 28 17:25 .
drwxr-xr-x   4 root     root         1024 Jun  5 14:11 ..
226 Transfer complete.

Where is it ?

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-30 23:09:59 UTC
*** Bug 3843 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Whenever I ping ANYTHING I get the following:

normal output
wrong data byte #8 should be 0x8 but was 0x??
    there are a bunch of hex numbers here