[TUHS] First ARPAnet transmission

William Cheswick ches at cheswick.com
Sun Oct 29 08:40:28 AEST 2017

The third character was “g”, and the ensuing “log" command crashed the server at SRI. As
I recall, the connection was made from UCLA to SRI.  Leonard Kleinrock
tells this story sometimes.

> On 28Oct 2017, at 6:13 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> Of interest to the old farts here...
> At 22:30 (but which timezone?) on this day in 1969 the first packet got as far as "LO" ("LOGIN"?) then crashed. More details, anyone?

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