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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 > ICMP echo request, id 12998, seq
} 16, length 64
} I had assumed that the 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 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 broadcast flags 0x0
} As soon as I did "ifconfig athn0 -" 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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