Sebastian W. wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm getting the strangest errors today whenever I use a library that
> needs to over the network. I'm thinking this could be because I have a
> really old network card?
> 
> I've traced through and the problem seems to be that whenever data is
> about to go on the wire, I get an error back saying that the system is
> out of TCP packets. Does anyone have any experience with how to fix
> this? Do I need to replace my card, or do I have to "fill up" some Ruby
> config file somewhere?
> 
> Any help appreciated! This has been bugging me ALL DAY.

You can buy fresh tcp packets in bulk at an office depot or equivalent. 
Should run you about $0.10 the hundred, if you don't care about brand name.

It's April Fools' ALL DAY. Apologies if yours was a serious question.

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