Subject: Re: ARP problems.
To: <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/19/2004 22:36:52
> If you copy the remote MAC address from the incoming packet into the ARP
> table, instead of just assuming that the existing ARP table entry was
> valid, then you avoid that problem. 

That would break asymmetric routing...
After all the ARP table is filled with a MAC address contained within
the ARP packet, not the address the ARP packet came from.


David Laight: