Re: Arp problem

From: Dominik Kubla (
Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 05:40:48 EST

On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 12:11:52AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > however, in the interests of flexibility and kindness to admins who
> > have to deal with legacy setups, is or would it be possible to make
> > linux be able to fully route packets between interfaces bound to the
> > same device?
> Turn on ip forwarding, turn off ip redirect sending. It can all be done
> via /proc.

But that turns off all ip redirect sending, which may pose different
problems. Kind of sledgehammer approach wouldn't you agree? If somebody
were to produce a patch that allowed full routing between aliased interfaces
without turning off ip redirect sending, would you accept this?


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