Subject: Re: PPP - address already in use
To: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
Date: 03/19/1996 16:47:29
On Tue, 19 Mar 1996, Jukka Marin wrote:
> Mar 19 08:23:41 muikku pppd: remote IP address 184.108.40.206
> Mar 19 08:23:41 muikku pppd: ioctl(SIOCAIFADDR): Address already exists
> Mar 19 08:23:41 muikku pppd: add proxy arp entry: File exists
This is a nasty problem that has haunted us for a while now. My
workaround is to publish permanent arp entries for all IPs that I do
proxy for, at boot time (I hacked /etc/netstart to do this).
Ugly, but it does the job.