Subject: Re: Mad route and can't allocate llinfo
To: Stephen Borrill <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/25/2004 13:11:18
  0&0xa006402       UGS         0    14513      -  fxp0 =>

That appears to be a route with a non-normal mask, where the
destination is, but the mask is
This was likely created with
route add default -netmask

I ran that and ping of (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

# route delete default -netmask

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 <>