[PLUG] Tata Indicom Broadband on Linux

Kaustubh Gadkari kaustubh.gadkari at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 20:41:41 PDT 2007


>
> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr <deleted/>
>           inet addr:121.XYZ.184.ABC  Bcast:121.XYZ.184.255  Mask:255.0.0.0
>           inet6 addr: <deleted/>  Scope:Link
>           UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>           RX packets:2 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>           TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:12 overruns:0 carrier:0
>           collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>           RX bytes:124 (124.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
>           Interrupt:5 Base address:0x6000
>

I wonder why there are 12 dropped packets. I have never seen an
interface dropping packets. Any ideas anyone?

> PING 121.XYZ.184.1 (121.XYZ.184.1) 56(84) bytes of data.
> >From 121.XYZ.184.ABC icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
> >From 121.XYZ.184.ABC icmp_seq=2 Destination Host Unreachable
> >From 121.XYZ.184.ABC icmp_seq=3 Destination Host Unreachable
>
> --- 121.XYZ.184.1 ping statistics ---
> 4 packets transmitted, 0 received, +3 errors, 100% packet loss, time 3017ms
> , pipe 3
>

Again, +3 errors is something I have never seen before.

-- 
Kaustubh Gadkari
kaustubh.gadkari at gmail.com



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