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

On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 01:20:47PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 01:48:23AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 06, 2008 at 08:03:13PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > > On Jun 29, Robert Millan <robert.millan@ackstorm.es> wrote:
> > > Come on, how often this happens? And it's disabled by default anyway.
> > > The major effect of this patch is to waste time on almost every system
> > > every time *any* interface is raised.
> > And DHCP clients should double-check their assigned address with ARP
> > anyway, so it's duplicating this check on most systems.
> Where is this specified? The DHCP server is authorative about the
> addresses it assigns.

RFC 2131, end of section 2.2.


Ben Hutchings
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but it's never been everything to anybody.

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