cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/arp arp.4

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at
Thu Nov 24 22:00:58 GMT 2005

On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 01:44:42PM +0000, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
R> ru          2005-11-24 13:44:42 UTC
R>   FreeBSD src repository
R>   Modified files:
R>     usr.sbin/arp         arp.4 
R>   Log:
R>   Improve the documentation of "proxyall" knob, somewhat: we do not
R>   proxy for hosts that are reachable through the same interface the
R>   request came in from.  This feature is mainly for hosts reachable
R>   through some P2P link, e.g. the gif(4) tunnel.

Actually people use it also to split a big Ethernet segment into
pieces, but use router, not bridge. For example:


The clients has /24 mask configured on their interfaces, the and
the router has proxyarp turned on.

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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