Re: [2.4 PATCH] bugfix: ARP respond on all devices

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Sun Jul 27 2003 - 19:36:00 EST

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 02:35:21 +0200
"Carlos Velasco" <> wrote:

> On 27/07/2003 at 17:14 David S. Miller wrote:
> >Other systems do not give you the capabilities our routing layer does,
> >such as route based source address selections. So it is no surprise
> >that they behave differently in this area.
> Problem is that linux is unable to behave like the other OS and systems
> do in a simple way.
> The easy way is the "hidden" patch, if it's applied in the kernel.

Not true, anyone is free to design a graphical GUI or shell script (or
even a wrapper for the /sbin/ip tool) that gives you the default
behavior you want, without any user interaction whatsoever.
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