[Gllug] arp problem?

Adrian McMenamin adrian at mcmen.demon.co.uk
Sun Jun 11 12:43:06 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-06-11 at 13:12 +0100, Casper Gasper wrote:
> > But the second box doesn't have an IP address, it just has a MAC
> > address. The box is booted with a very simple slave program which simply
> > loads loads the kernel into the right memory location and runs the
> > bootloader.
>  If it doesn't have an ip address, why are you attempting to ping it?

Because the arp table ought to tell the kernel which MAC address to aim

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