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Re: [aclug-L] traceroute: icmp socket: Operation not permitted

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Subject: Re: [aclug-L] traceroute: icmp socket: Operation not permitted
From: Nate Bargmann <ka0rny@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 1998 07:43:49 -0500
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Nate Bargmann wrote:

> I checked my
> kernel config and the only option I see is that the dropping of source
> routed frames is enabled per config's recommendation.  Otherwise, I'm at
> a loss as to how to enable this.  BTW, I get the same error both as a
> user and as root, so I'm doubting a permissions problem.

Hi All.

Well I re-compiled the kernel, turning off the option to drop source
routed frames and RTFM a bit and found traceroute only works as root. 
So I tried it again and it now works as root.

Go figure...

- Nate >>


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