sysctls issue

Brooks Davis brooks at
Wed Jun 29 16:50:25 GMT 2005

On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 12:29:30PM +0200, Kövesdán Gábor wrote:
> Hello,
> I think the and 
> sysctls should control the arp 
> messages in /var/log/messages. I don't want to see this kind of errors, 
> thus I've set them to 0. Now there mustn't be any arp logs in 
> /var/log/messages, must they?
> Actually, there has been one since I set the two sysctls:
> Jun 28 12:51:42 server kernel: arplookup failed: host is not 
> on local network
> Before I set them to 0, there had been much more arplookup messages, 
> just the same as I wrote above. Have I missed something? Or should I 
> post this issue as a bugreport?

Unless the message is false there is no bug.  Those sysctls you mention
control two messages which report conditions you may be concerned
about, but may also be something you're stuck with in your network

-- Brooks

Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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