Without a trace, its tough to tell, but I'd guess that they're
either BootP or DHCP requests/responses.
At 12:38 PM 3/13/96 -0500, Sick Puppy wrote:
>Naah. The subject line is just another lie to help sell newspapers.
>In the course of general sniffing about I occasionally see ICMP packets
>with an IP address of 0.0.0.0 going across the network. Most machines
>seem to ignore these packets, but some machines that seem to be in some
>kind of cluster respond to them as if they had been pinged. The firewalls
>these packets hit simply seem to discard the packets.
>What are these packets? Sorry if this is a dumb question.
> SP, tCED
> Photonic & Tachyonic Systems Engineer
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