[sysmon-help] False ping alert
Mark Pace Balzan
mpb at melitacable.com
Sun Oct 29 08:45:02 EST 2006
Thanks - I should have a FreeBSD 5.5 box running, so I could give that a
try with the latest sysmon beta 0.93
I also plan to upgrade the hardware of the current sysmon production
box, so a freebsd upgrade too is in order.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jared Mauch [mailto:jared at sysmon.org]
> Sent: 29 October 2006 13:34
> To: Mark Pace Balzan
> Cc: sysmon-help at puck.nether.net
> Subject: Re: [sysmon-help] False ping alert
> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 07:25:39AM +0100, Mark Pace Balzan wrote:
> > Greetings
> > Ive been using sysmon 0.92 for quite a while now, and must say its
> > great.
> > Was browsing the list archive, and came across a thread
> dated Jun 2002 -
> > http://web.nether.net/lists/sysmon-help/0022.html about sysmon
> > reporting ping down when it really is up.
> > The thread indicates it was fixed by the time sysmon 0.92
> was released,
> > but the bug description matches exactly whats happening for some
> > monitored objects on my FreeBSD 5.3 - sysmon 0.92 setup.
> The problem was with calculating the icmp checksum.
> most *BSD oses cared about it, while others did not.
> > Is it perhaps still a known issue for freebsd ? Let me
> what info you
> > need to track this down, or if its fixed in the 0.93 beta,
> in which case
> > I could give it a try.
> I don't have a FreeBSD 5.3 host lying around, just 5.4
> and 6.1 mostly. Both have run sysmon without troubles and are used
> in my development work. Give the latest rev a shot, it should work
> without problems. I just have mostly cosmetic cleanups to
> do before a release.
> - jared
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