proxy arp issues

From: Vikram (
Date: Thu Mar 21 2002 - 10:43:14 EST


I am having trouble using proxy arp with RH7.2 [linux 2.4.7-10 stock
kernel which comes with it]

Proxy arp doesnt seem to work. I have hosts and on the same subnet. is no longer there, and is set to proxy arp for that it can get its
packets [for a specific reason which is not so relevant here,hopefully].

i set the proxy arp entry in as follows:

arp -Ds eth0 pub

and then ping from some host outside. a tcpdump shows the
gateway router doing an arp who-has but there is no arp
reply at all from ??

can anyone tell me what i have missed ?


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