Subject: Re: Kernel Gurus - arp failing..!!!!
To: BALA <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/24/1997 21:52:50
"BALA" writes:
> When I debug the code I find arpresolve () doesn't take care of host  
> on a different subnet. The code assumes that the source and destination ip's 
> are in the same subnet. 
> Please comment on this observation. 

ARP is a protocol designed for resolving addresses ON THE SAME SUBNET.

If your host is on a different subnet, you have a routing problem, not
an ARP problem.