Subject: Re: stf(4) and NAT
To: Martijn van Buul <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/23/2005 22:20:45
On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 09:06:09PM +0000, Martijn van Buul wrote:
> It occurred to me that Pavel Cahyna wrote in
> > I'm curious: how did the Livebox know what is the MAC address for
> > on the local Ethernet segment?
> Apperently, it didn't. I've powercycled the Livebox, and the only arp request
> I see is it asking who is. 

So it is sending to your MAC address packets with IP DST of without asking with ARP? Weird.

Maybe this is what the Livebox's "forwarding all incoming traffic" feature is
actually expected to do?

Pavel Cahyna