Invalid argument...

Evert Meulie evert@poboxes.info
Tue Nov 30 07:41:27 UTC 2004


Well, to start with the 'how often' and the 'from which ip's', here's 
the log entries since midnight until now:
Nov 30 00:08:29 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 00:08:30 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 00:11:25 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
209.79.207.1,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 00:11:25 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
209.79.207.1,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 00:21:42 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
81.223.71.34,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 00:41:04 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 00:41:04 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 00:57:29 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 01:17:44 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
137.164.229.136,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 01:17:44 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
137.164.229.136,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:08:40 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:08:41 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:11:52 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:11:52 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:11:52 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:41:48 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:55:06 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:55:06 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 02:57:27 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 03:37:54 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 03:37:55 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 03:37:55 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 03:37:55 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 03:37:55 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 04:39:01 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 04:57:26 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 04:57:26 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 05:35:57 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 05:35:58 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 05:55:08 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 06:23:01 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
81.223.71.34,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 06:49:21 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 06:49:21 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 06:56:12 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 06:56:12 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 06:56:12 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 06:58:35 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
81.223.71.34,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 06:58:35 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
81.223.71.34,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 07:20:04 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 07:20:04 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 07:45:30 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 07:45:30 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 07:45:30 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 07:51:13 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 07:51:13 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 08:18:01 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
81.223.71.34,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 08:21:24 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 08:21:24 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 08:21:25 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 08:32:06 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 08:32:07 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
213.29.11.155,0: Invalid argument
Nov 30 08:38:43 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 
81.223.71.34,0: Invalid argument


I'm running 1.2.58, and my Linux flavor is 2.6.9-gentoo-r4.



Regards,
    Evert


Vernon Schryver wrote:

>>From: "Evert Meulie" 
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>>
>
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>
>>Here's a short except from my syslog:
>>Nov 30 00:08:29 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
>>Nov 30 00:08:30 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 195.146.155.55,0: Invalid argument
>>Nov 30 00:11:25 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 209.79.207.1,0: Invalid argument
>>Nov 30 00:11:25 sb62g2 dccd[9766]: sendto(OK, client 1 at 209.79.207.1,0: Invalid argument
>>
>>How do I fix/prevent these?
>>    
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>Dccd was told EINVAL by your flavor of UNIX when dccd tried to answer
>requests from those IP addresses.
>
>The reason for the EINVAL rejection from the UNIX kernel is hard to
>know, but those port numbers of "0" look suspicious.  They could be
>caused by a bug in dccd, a bug in your flavor of UNIX, some kind of
>too smart by half NAT box doing broken port mapping, or something else.
>
>How often do you see those error messages?
>Do they happen with any other IP addresses?
>Does anyone else see them?  (I don't see them z.dcc-servers.net log)
>
>
>Another possibility is that your flavor of UNIX answers EINVAL for
>sendto() when the destination address is unreachable, and the "0" port
>numbers are merely a bug in the error message formatting in dccd.
>
>
>Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com
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