Error Message Upon Reboot

Bill Moran wmoran at
Fri Jun 2 12:27:17 PDT 2006

On Fri, 2 Jun 2006 15:21:13 -0400 (EDT)
"Gerard E. Seibert" <gerard at> wrote:

> The following error message suddenly appeared after I booted up my system. 
> The PC is connected to a small LAN. I Googled but was not able to find out 
> what the message is suppose to mean.
> //Error Message Below//
> ~ $ Jun  2 15:01:56 seibercom kernel: arp: 00:07:e9:ea:f5:52 is using my 
> IP address!
> //End Error Message//
> Since I have not seen this message before, I was wondering it is something 
> I should be worried about.

It means you have two machines on your network with the same IP.

Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.

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