dupliceated icmp echo request

George Neville-Neil gnn at neville-neil.com
Fri May 5 07:20:56 UTC 2017

On 13 Sep 2016, at 16:39, Hannes Mehnert wrote:

> hello,
> (sorry in case this is the wrong mailing list)
> while doing some network testing, I discovered that my FreeBSD 
> (r304285,
> but likely earlier + released ones as well) sends out two
> (bytewise-)identical ICMP echo requests shortly after each other when 
> I
> ping the broadcast (IPv4) address on an interface [tested with: 
> tap,em,iwm].
> This behaviour does not meet my expectations - is there any specific
> reason for this behaviour; it behaves well (sending out a single ICMP
> echo request) if I ping a unicast host.

This got lost in my inbox.  Definitely happens on 11, and I think it's a 
bug.  Looking into it now.  Please create a PR and assign it to me.


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