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Old 08-11-2003, 04:51 PM   #1
Michele
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error message meaning?


Does anyone know what this error message might mean, running Mandrake 9.0

kernel: 141.217.208.1 sent an invalid icmp error to a broadcast



141.217.208.1 is our router for the building.

Thanks,
Michele
 
Old 08-11-2003, 10:49 PM   #2
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Sounds like maybe your router just took a poo and threw up an error message.

If I'm not mistaken your Broadcast IPs are 0.0.0.0 and 255.255.255.255

Something about an invalid ICMP error.. thats just another internet protocol.. so i dont really know.

Just trying to help by giving you some basic info.
If it doesnt happen again, I wouldn't worry too much about it.
 
Old 08-12-2003, 10:49 PM   #3
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Go to the upper right corner of the website,
hit the search button. Enter invalid icmp error.
I searched google, and found that a couple of
users also had this problem. Their fix was to add
a line to a /proc file. I didn't copy it down or anything
but they have it on the site.



-vexer
 
  


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