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Re: Bug#431066: install network/ip-up.d script to check for IP duplicates



In article <20080707112318.GB22695@wavehammer.waldi.eu.org> you wrote:
> Can you please stat which RFC? Especially as there are many setups where
> it can't check if an address is already used.

Well, it is SHOULD for DHCP RFC2131 clients (and icmp from server), for Link
Level Autoconfiguration (in IPV4 RFC3927 and IPV6 RFC2462).

But I searched for it, and it is indeed not a host requirement (although
even Solaris' is doing gratious arp at least).

Gruss
Bernd


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