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SubjectRe: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices
David S. Miller wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Jul 2003 22:52:48 +0200 (CEST)
> Bas Bloemsaat <> wrote:
>>I think this is unwanted behaviour.
> Not a bug. This behavior is on purpose.

What is the benefit of having it work as it does currently
in the standard kernel? I too was supprised to find it works
this way, but have since converted to use source-routes.

Interestingly, can only use 252 or so source routes because
the rfc for netlink only gives us an 8-bit identifier for the
route id, so this still breaks if you want to run lots of
vlans or something like that.


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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