kernel: arplookup error
papalia at comcast.net
Wed Jul 2 20:02:42 PDT 2003
I just checked out netstat, and also checked the arp table, just for fun.
There's nothing in either table indicating the annoying IP address.
Anything else you can think of would be most helpful.
>I had a similar problem on one of my machines recently. It turned out
>that I had a loopback entry in the routing table for the offending IP
>address. It's something to try, at least. Do netstat -r and make sure
>the routes are sane.
>From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of John
>Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 8:23 PM
>To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>Subject: kernel: arplookup error
>This question appears to have been asked before on several occasions,
>haven't been able to find a fix using the information provided. I keep
>getting the following in my log files:
>/kernel: arplookup a.b.118.64 failed: host is not on local network
>My system is sitting on a.b.119.69. My system and .64 sit behind
>gateways, hooked up to different switches, but both sit on the same
>academic campus. After checking the seemingly obvious places (/etc,
>/usr/local/etc, etc), I took a stab out of desperation and grep'd the
>entire system trying to find *any* reference to the 'offending'
>address. Unfortunately, I have zero access to the .64 box, so anything
>try has to be without accessing that box.
>I was hoping someone might be able to offer some suggestions on what to
>look for or something to try. Not sure what other info might be helpful
>here. If there's anything else I can provide, please let me know.
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