Re: Arp problem

From: Dominik Kubla (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 09:03:26 EST

On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 08:17:16AM -0400, Michael Poole wrote:
> This may be a stupid question, but does
> cat 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/eth0/send_redirects
> help the problem any (for the proper value of "eth0")? A college
> roommate of mine once had the same problem, and clearing
> send_redirects for the interface fixed it for him.
> -- Michael Poole

It may be a work-around, but it does not solve the problem.
There are legitimate uses of redirects and simply disabling them
might cause different problems. The correct solution is to have
the kernel treat aliased interfaces the same as interfaces on
different networking cards.


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