Re: NetBSD and sysmon

From: Bengt Gördé (
Date: Mon Jun 10 2002 - 05:50:42 EDT

On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 09:37:24AM +0000, Simon White wrote:
> 10-Jun-02 at 11:32, Bengt Gördén ( wrote :
> >
> > We had sysmon running fine on FreeBSD and about 80 nodes to monitor
> > with ping. We then moved sysmon to a NetBSD and put in 173 nodes to
> > monitor with ping. The thing is that sometimes sysmon sends mail
> > without there being an outage. I have monitored the log-files and even
> > sent some pings myself when sysmon says there is an outage. My own
> > pings went fine but sysmon reported outage. Anyone that have run into
> > this problem or knows about related problems with NetBSD? Or have I
> > missed something in the docs? I cant find any answer in the
> > mail archive or in the docs.
> I have had similar problems intermittently with RH Linux 7.1 (vanilla
> install) but it appears to be OK now. The only reason I say this is that
> it could be not NetBSD specific.

Thanks for the info. Did you see any icmp bad checksums at the time
when you had problems?




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