Subject: Re: problems with single armed router
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/15/1999 16:32:17
On Mon, 15 Nov 1999, Michael Richardson wrote:
>   The experience I have now is weird: if I ssh/telnet/ping from
> "phobos" to an external machine (e.g., then I 
> wind up connected to "vonbrown". This is as if I had "ifconfig de0" set.
>   I do have a number of aliases on de1. Any ideas? I'm sucking 1.4.1 down
> now...

I'm not sure if this applies, but there was a bug in 1.4 that sounds
like it might be the cause of your problems...


  [impacts: all architectures]

  Fixes a critical bug which causes machines to erroneously respond on
  IP addresses other than their own -- this can cause a machine to be
  unable to communicate with certain hosts on the same network.

  A patch to resolve this problem is provided in
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