Re: Strange Network behavior

Richard B. Johnson (
Sun, 27 Jul 1997 21:25:19 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 27 Jul 1997, Alan Cox wrote:

> > address is, netmask is Why would it be
> > ARPing a broadcast address? In principle, with a netmask of,
> > the broadcast address should be, but many machines use
> > the broadcast address of each 'C' subnet, i.e., 40.255, 41.255, 42.255, etc.
> So you have your machine misconfigured. Or they have theirs wrong. One of
> the two. Either they have their netmask wrong OR you should have yours as
> .255 and route to the other networks via a router or by having alias
> addresses to each network

Well no. Alexy knows the problem and is going to fix it some time.
One of the "magic" addresses he keeps in the APR-Cache should be
disregarded by some code at another level.

Richard B. Johnson
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