Subject: Re: "arp -s ... pub" hangs the ARP subsystem?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 04/29/1999 17:10:23
On Wed, 28 Apr 1999, Todd Vierling wrote:
: and the entry is NOT added to the ARP table as revealed by "arp -an". The
: second time I attempt it, the entry is added to the table ... but now
: the NetBSD machine has stopped responding to any ARP requests at all.
...And I get a very interesting message:
arpresolve: unresolved and rt_expire == 0
which, in sys/netinet/if_arp.c, is "not supposed to happen" (but doesn't
panic the machine; it's just a diagnostic check in #ifdef DIAGNOSTIC).
Networking gurus - how does this happen? :)
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)