Subject: Re: RTM_ADD and overwriting arp entries
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/2001 02:31:34
>> >> RTM_ADD will not overwrite an existing (partial) arp entry.
>> >> My guess is this behaviour was introduced around 1.4 with the
>> >> new media independent arp subsystem.
>> are you saying that you still have the problem with netbsd-current?
>> we have some behavior change, which allows us to flush cloned
>> routing entries (typically ARP entries) on manipulation of non-cloned
>I think the problem is a little different. It's not that we're
>manipulating the partent, it's we want to manipulate the clone.
there's also a behavior change that affects the manipulation of cloned
child. if you have an environment to repeat the symptom, pls try it
with the latest kernel.