Subject: Re: Kernel Gurus - arp failing..!!!!
To: BALA <BKUMARES.IN.ORACLE.COM.firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 07/24/1997 21:52:50
> 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.