Re: ARP out the wrong interface

From: Matthew Kirkwood (
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 05:34:18 EST

On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, dean gaudet wrote:

> responses come back from both eth0 and eth1, listing each of their
> respective MAC addresses... it's essentially a race condition at this
> point as to whether i'll get the right MAC address. ("right" means
> the MAC for server:eth1).

2.2.18 and 2.4 apparently have a patch called "arpfilter"
integrated which should allow you to:

# sysctl -w net.ipv4.conf.all.arpfilter=1

to get much stricter behaviour regarding ARP replies.


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