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Date:      Fri, 23 Mar 2001 09:31:34 +0200
From:      Ruslan Ermilov <ru@FreeBSD.org>
To:        Peter Blok <Peter.Blok@inter.NL.net>, Garrett Wollman <wollman@khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-net@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: 4.3-BETA netmask problem
Message-ID:  <20010323093134.B34042@sunbay.com>
In-Reply-To: <000201c0b310$fe9a5630$8a02a8c0@ntpc>; from Peter.Blok@inter.NL.net on Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 09:45:12PM +0100
References:  <000201c0b310$fe9a5630$8a02a8c0@ntpc> <200103222123.QAA34631@khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu> <000201c0b310$fe9a5630$8a02a8c0@ntpc>

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On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 09:45:12PM +0100, Peter Blok wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm having a strange problem. I have a block public ip addresses at
> X.Y.Z.128/28. My FreeBSD 4.3-BETA system has assigned IP address X.Y.Z.140
> netmask 255.255.255.240, broadcast X.Y.Z.143.
> 
> I don't use routed. I have one static host route to a particular host.
> 
> Here's the problem when somebody tries to access me from the outside with IP
> A.B.C.D  I'm getting messages:
> 
> /kernel: arplookup A.B.C.D failed: host is not on local network
> /kernel: arpresolve: can't allocate llinfo A.B.C.Drt
> 
> I arplookup is right! The IP address is not on the local network. Why is
> arplookup displaying this? What is wrong? I am also not able to slogin to
> this public address.
> 

On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 04:23:48PM -0500, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> <<On Thu, 22 Mar 2001 21:45:12 +0100, "Peter Blok" <Peter.Blok@inter.NL.net> said:
> 
> > /kernel: arplookup A.B.C.D failed: host is not on local network
> > /kernel: arpresolve: can't allocate llinfo A.B.C.Drt
> 
> Show us the output of `route -nv get A.B.C.D'.

And we will see that this route has an indirect gateway!


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