Subject: Re: arp warning message
To: None <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/18/2000 09:31:35
I believe I've gotten this in the past when arp replies have come in on what
the kernel beleives is the "wrong" interface for the IP's specified in the


>arplookup() in if_arp.c sometimes spews this message
>    "arplookup: unable to enter address for %s (%s)"
>and i thought i understood what triggered it, but apparently i'm
>wrong.  or...i'm not the net.hacker i thought i was.
>can someone please describe a packet or sequence of packets (i imagine
>two at most) which will trigger this message?  i can manufacture
>packets quite easily using bpf (except the ethernet source address),
>but can't get this code sequence to trigger.
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