Arp problem

From: Sourav Sen (
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 14:46:32 EST

        I have a machine with multiple network cards with different IP
addresses assigned. All are in the same network (I need this for
whatever reason). But when a arp request
appears on the wire for any of these IP addresses, all the interfaces go
ahead and give their respective ethernet addresses against that IP
address (I have seen this with tcpdump). This causes the other machines to
pick up wrong ethernet address against the IP address.

        Anybody having any idea why such a thing might happen. All cards
are with DEC 21140 chip. I am using RH6.2 with kernel version 2.2.14-5.0.

        I am ready to give more info on the configuration etc (ifconfig
dump, routing table etc.).


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