RE: Revesrse arp daemon for linux

Daniel A. Taylor (
Fri, 24 Jan 1997 12:57:21 -0600 (CST)

On 24-Jan-97 Ramneek S Randhawa scribed:
> I have a Milan fast port printer network server. This little box
>sends arp packets over the network saying that here is my ethernet address
>does any body know my IP. Usually under Solaris a machine would be running
>reverse arp daemon rarpd which knows the ethernet address (/etc/ethers)
>sends the IP address of the Milan fast port. Then Milan fast ports set its
>Voltile memory with its IP and becomes operational on the ethernet.
>Do we have reverse arp daemon(rarpd) for linux? If yes where can I get it?
>If not what is the alternative for this problem?
>Ramneek Singh Randhawa
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