[smokeping-users] smoketrace bad packet length value

Björn Boschman bjoern.boschman at nfon.net
Mon Sep 22 10:40:12 CEST 2008

Hi Tobias,

you're right. The traceroute version installed on OpenSUSE 10.2 did not 
even support "traceroute -I". I switched the somkeping installation on a 
Ubuntu server (where I had to setuid manually). Now tr.cgi is working fine.


Tobias Oetiker schrieb:
> Hi Björn,
> make sure traceroute works with -I when run as the user the tr.cgi
> runs as ... I think I remember seeing this rather odd error when
> there were permission problems ... you may want to set traceroute
> setuid root anyway ...
> cheers
> tobi
>  Boschman wrote:
>> Hi,
>> That's what the message says (IP-address of course is changing from host
>> to host)
>>> Are you sure that's exactly what the message says?
>> I cannot find any packet-length definition in the config file
>> Also a grep -R length smokeping/ does not show up anything
>>> In the configuration file, you may have put the IP address of the
>>> local host where you should have put the length of a packet.  Try
>>> to create an absolutely minimal configuration file and add to it
>>> gradually, testing it each time.  If all else fails post it here.
>> Bjoern
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