Subject: Re: problems with single armed router
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/15/1999 17:54:51
>>>>> "Dave" == Dave Huang <> writes:
    Dave> 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...

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

    Dave> patch-01-in_var

    Dave>   [impacts: all architectures]

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

    Dave>   A patch to resolve this problem is provided in

  This sounds right to me.
  1.4.1 has this patch, i've updated and rebooted and all is well again.

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