Re: Unknown ethernet packets with linux-2.0.0....

Alan Cox (
Fri, 14 Jun 1996 10:09:38 +0100 (BST)

> I've compiled in the packet forwarding/gatewaying option as well as the
> masquerading option along with running "ipfwadm" to masquerade all
> outbound packets. But I cannot see why there are outbound ethernet
> packets coming from my system.
> Any ideas on why this might be happening? Is there a "etherdump" or
> "etherfind" available for linux? This behavior does not happen with
> linux-1.3.30 . I haven't tried any other 1.3.x kernel revs. But I
> really need the IP masquerading option.

Is your ascend dialing on arp queries. If so you may need to disable this
behaviour as Linux now uses a smarter unicast arp scheme.