Subject: Re: arp problem
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: Andrei Petrov <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/26/2000 20:37:25
On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 03:39:30PM -0700, Andrei Petrov wrote:
> > I tried to move net-boot server from i386/1.5B to alpha/1.5F
> > and discovered that I can't make published entry by arp.
> > 
> > I'm doing 
> > arp -s <hostname or ip doesn't mater> ether_addr pub
> > 
> > arp returns silently or with error
> > arp: writing to routing socket: File exists
> > 
> > Check by 'arp -a' doesn't show requested entry.
> 	Looks like an alpha specific problem.  It just managed to completely
> host the network on my alpha.  I'll see if I can figure out what's
> going on.  Please file a PR if you haven't yet.


Do you know if it worked before?
I've tried:
	GENERIC from 1.5ALPHA2,
	couple of custom kernels with and without INET6 GATEWAY
	arp from 1.5ALPHA2/arp built from current
result is  the same.