Subject: Re: magic network message - please help
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Chuck Swiger <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/23/2005 16:58:17
Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> could someone please translate this message into english?
> sip0: arp: link address is broadcast for IP address!

Your sip0 network interface saw traffic which came from an IP address which is 
supposed to be reserved for the (subnet) broadcast address.  Generally it means 
something has the wrong netmask value, or else your DHCP server or some such is 
giving out IPs which it should not.