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SubjectRe: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices
On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 09:53:02 -0700
"David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 18:52:19 +0200
> Stephan von Krawczynski <skraw@ithnet.com> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 08:57:17 -0700
> > "David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com> wrote:
> >
> > > "Be liberal in what you accept, and conservative in what you send"
> > > -Jon Postel
> >
> > If I understood what Richard said in this thread Jon just shot you
> > down. The conservative way to _request_ arp would definitely be to
> > request it from the "correct" subnet, because as a sender you ought
> > to give credit to knowing that "bad" boxes out there won't answer if
> > you do otherwise.
>
> In the ARP request we are using the source address in the packet we
> are building for output.
>
> If ARP doesn't work using that source address, we can only assume IP
> communication is not possible either.
>
> It is the box not responding to this ARP which is preventing
> communication not the box creating the ARP request.

Please read my example from other email. Very simple to prove you wrong here.

Regards,
Stephan
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