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SubjectRE: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices
On Maw, 2003-08-19 at 15:34, Richard Underwood wrote:
> # arp -d
> # ping -I
> I see:
> 16:18:40.856328 arp who-has tell
> 16:18:40.856431 arp reply is-at 0:50:da:44:f:37


> But if I was to do this in the other direction (arp -d;
> ping -I then I'd lose connectivity over my default
> route because won't accept ARP packets from IP numbers not on
> the connected subnet. The <incomplete> ARP entry will block any further ARP
> requests from valid IP numbers.

One thing I agree with you about is that an ARP resolution for an
address via one path should not block a resolution for it by another
path since to begin with the two paths may be to different routers
one of which is down.

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