Subject: Re: ipf, ipv6 & arp questions
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/16/2001 10:22:15
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On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 01:10:38AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Oct 2001, Tomi Nylund wrote:
> > 2) How to publish arp info correctly, so that my gateway does
> > not answer to arp queries from inside the subnet, only to the
> > outside?
> Funny, Marius Strobl (CC'd) told me about this problem a week ago. It
> seems this is a fundamental flaw in the BSD network stack in that it
> doesn't keep arp-entries per-interface for all interfaces. Solution would
> be to add a interface in the kernel list for which interface the arp entry
> is valid - unfortunately that's not done right now.
> There seems to be a solution that involves some userland daemon, but I
> don't know which one. I'll let Marius answer this. ;)
proxy arpd, by some Swede or other, some dozen years old.
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