<networking> /cher-noh'b*l pak'*t/ A network packet that induces a
broadcast storm and/or network meltdown, named in memory of the April 1986
nuclear accident at Chernobyl in Ukraine.
The typical scenario involves an IP Ethernet datagram that passes through a
gateway with both source and destination Ethernet address and IP address set as
the respective broadcast addresses for the subnetworks being gated between.
Compare Christmas tree packet.
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