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Re: neighbor table overflow?

On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Michael Wood wrote:

> >|>   neighbor table overflow
> I thought this error meant that the ARP cache was full.  I've seen it on a
> subnet with a large number of machines while doing "nmap -sP"
> linux/net/ipv4/route.c seems to confirm this (although I won't pretend to
> understand the code.)

If this really is the cause, it probably can be solved by compiling
ARP daemon support into the kernel and installing arpd. AFAIK it's
supposed to handle large ARP tables by storing the table in userspace
instead of in the kernel.


..all in all it's just another rule in the firewall. 

                                         /Ping Flood/

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