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Date:      Tue, 26 Nov 1996 10:33:11 +0100 (MET)
From:      Greg Lehey <>
To: (Paul Abraham Mullaseril)
Subject:   Re: Buffer
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from Paul Abraham Mullaseril at "Nov 25, 96 10:52:09 pm"

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Paul Abraham Mullaseril writes:
> Hi
> 	I have the latest version of Free BSD 2.1.5 i believe. 

It would be nice if you would check.

> The network deamon crashes on and off

Which one?  inetd?

> This is then solved by rebooting my machine.

It's easier just to restart the daemon:

 # inetd

In any case, it would be nice to know how you found out, and to see
any messages relating to the problems.

> When the network is not visible to my computer, the output from
> "ping" states that my buffer isn't large enough.

Which buffer?  Not enough mbufs, or not enough mbuf clusters?  If
that's the case, let's see the output of 'netstat -m'.

> 	Could it be that when I mail large documents somehow the whatever
> buffer this is not cleared etc. If yes what command do I give to clear
> this up or if Not have any one of you come accross this instability in
> the program.

I don't really know what you're describing here.  A few exact messages
would really help.


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