Re: Proxy ARP in 2.4

From: Pekka Savola (
Date: Sun Jul 15 2001 - 06:40:07 EST

On Sun, 15 Jul 2001, avichai sefati wrote:
> Does anybody know if proxy ARP works in 2.4 kernels?
> I tried
> echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/all/proxy_arp
> and
> /sbin/arp -i eth0 -Ds eth0 pub
> When an arp request for is received by the host on which I
> configured the above statement, nothing happens.
> Am I missing something? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Try adding static ARP mappings with iproute (/sbin/ip). In 2.2 or 2.4
kernels, I've never been successful with /sbin/arp; not that I've tried
that hard though.

Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords

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