Subject: Re: ques
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/04/2005 11:36:05
Ignatios Souvatzis <> wrote on Mon,  4 Jul 2005
at 10:23:56 +0200 in <>:

> > how to disable gratuitous arp*?!!!??
> Yes, this is always on. The idea being that you better get a strong
> warning on the console immediately when you set an address that's already
> active on the network.
> If you ask me, this is a good thing.

A good default, yes, but probably not something that should not be
removable. Imagine cases where you might otherwise have clipped the
transmit wire...