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Re: Using NetBSD as a travel router
On Jan 26, 5:01pm, "D'Arcy Cain" wrote:
} On 01/25/2018 03:43 PM, D'Arcy Cain wrote:
} > Yah, I keep checking that one because it sure looks like that is the
} > issue. Is there any way that forwarding could be disabled even with
} > that set?
} OK, I got it working sort of. When I looked at the packets going
} through the wifi interface I saw this.
} 15:57:20.388862 IP 0.0.0.0 > vex.net: ICMP echo request, id 12998, seq
} 16, length 64
} I had assumed that the 0.0.0.0 was a place holder for whatever IP
} address was on the interface as supplied by DHCP but then I saw this in
Nope. You should never see a source address of 0.0.0.0 on
the wire except as part of the exchange when the DHCP client is
trying to get an address.
} the output of ifconfig as well as the correct address.
} inet 0.0.0.0/8 broadcast 255.255.255.255 flags 0x0
} As soon as I did "ifconfig athn0 -0.0.0.0" the packets started flowing.
} So now the question is, how did that address get installed on the
} interface. It's great that I can make it work by running a simple
It might have been an artifact of trying to run two different
DHCP clients at the same time.
} command but it would be nice if it came up properly in the first place.
}-- End of excerpt from "D'Arcy Cain"
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