Subject: Re: Mad route and can't allocate llinfo
To: Stephen Borrill <email@example.com>
From: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/25/2004 13:11:18
0&0xa006402 255.255.0.0 UGS 0 14513 - fxp0 =>
That appears to be a route with a non-normal mask, where the
destination is 0.0.0.0, but the mask is 10.0.100.2.
This was likely created with
route add default -netmask 10.0.100.2 255.255.0.0
I ran that and ping of 188.8.131.52 (note that this has no bits set which
are in the match) gave me the same kernel msg:
arpresolve: can't allocate llinfo on fxp0 for 255.255.0.0
# route delete default -netmask 10.0.100.2
removed the bogus route.
I would recommend kevlar engtex chaps when playing with non-normal
But seriously, I wonder if a sysctl to allow non-normal masks is in
order, defaulting to not allowed.
Greg Troxel <email@example.com>