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SubjectRe: [2.4.2X] "Undeletable" ARP entries?
Matthias Andree wrote:

>I have strange ARP behaviour here, that I can reproduce. Might be a
>kernel bug.
>SHORT: I can use the "arp" tool to set an ARP entry that the "arp" tool
>cannot delete and that hides from "ip"'s view. I know a workaround (at
>the very end of the mail).
>Use either of:
> SuSE 2.4.20 kernel for 8.2 (k_athlon-2.4.20-96)
>or 2.4.22-rc2-ac1
> (I haven't tried any other version)
>Use this tool:
>$ arp -V
>net-tools 1.60
>arp 1.88 (2001-04-04)
>Now type ( isn't available, I would like to use it as SNAT
>$ arp -Ds eth1 pub
>This entry cannot be deleted:
>$ arp -d
>SIOCDARP(priv): Network is unreachable
>(even if a route for is set, the entry isn't removed)
>$ arp -d pub
>SIOCDARP(pub): No such file or directory
Try "arp -i eth1 -d pub"

Casey Carter
AIM: cartec69

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