Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/23/1999 13:42:06
On Wed, Sep 22, 1999 at 01:02:26PM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> While that's what netatalk does, that's not technically correct. ;-)
> net 0 is reserved for "this net". While for any routed situation, and for
> unrouted phase II we want any net 0 connections to go to the loopback
> interface (which I think will then be caught by atalkd), for unrouted
> phase 1, net 0 is the wire. :-)

As lo0 is configured with net 0, won't the kernel anserw to this for any
interface ?
Otherwise we'll have a problem for multihomed hosts anyway, isn't it ?

> Also, I think someone else made a correct comment that this really should
> set the route to STARTUP_FIRSTNET, not 1.

Is this correct for both phase 1 and 2 ? I think the issue was still open ...

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.