by MAC blocking

Nikos Vassiliadis nvass at
Wed Apr 9 14:09:57 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 08 April 2008 19:52:05 Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> i use static arp on my network.
> all existing computers are set in with arp -f /etc/ethers
> and interface has STATICARP option set.
> trying to use unused IP address doesn't work - as should
> BUT trying to use allocated IP address with MAC out of the list -
> surprisingly works.
> more strange - when i ping such computer - i get 2 response (normal+DUP)
> how to make it completely work?

It works here as documented. Are there any third party(not
FreeBSD) devices on the network? perhaps proxying arp?
I would disable arp completely, reboot third party devices
and use tcpdump -e to see what's going on.


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