How to refresh network card buffer?

Cos rosettas at
Fri Aug 10 14:16:23 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Ruben de Groot <mail25 at> wrote:
> Try
> arp -ad


Thanks for you all. arp -d IP and arp -ad work fine

> On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 03:38:54PM +0200, Cos typed:
>> Hi all
>> The background is I have around 100pcs router-like products. they all
>> have a fixed IP address and of course different MAC
>> address.
>> I need to connect them one by one to configure.
>> The trouble is while I disconnect one unit and change to another unit,
>> the FreeBSD can not recognize the unit immediately. It need around
>> more than 10 minutes to ping successfully.
>> I can refresh it by "ifconfig ue0 down" and "ifconfig ue0 up", it
>> works but I think the way is not smart.
>> I guess there is something like buffer to record IP and MAC pair has
>> to be cleaned. Could anybody advise?
>> --
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