[Gllug] arp problem?
casper.gasper at gmail.com
Sun Jun 11 11:39:22 UTC 2006
On 11/06/06, Adrian McMenamin <adrian at mcmen.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-06-11 at 03:28 +0100, Casper Gasper wrote:
> > On 10/06/06, Adrian McMenamin <adrian at mcmen.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> > > I have a network card (eth0) attached to this (Ubuntu) box which has a
> > > crossover cable connection to one other device.
> > >
> > > I assign the attached device's IP addr using arp - I have this in
> > > rc.local:
> > >
> > > arp -s 192.168.61.55 00:d0:f1:03:12:b9
> > Why do you need to put a static entry in the arp table?
> What is the alternative? (Seriously).
I don't understand why it's needed -- why won't the MAC address be
found via an arp broadcast?
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