Re: Static ARP table in Linux

From: Felipe Franciosi (
Date: 12/13/03

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    Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2003 15:34:49 -0200

    > Is there a way to prevent the arp cache from being filled yet to still be
    > able to advertise my own MAC?

    One (ugly?) solution would be to set the interface as you are doing and
    have a daemon answering arp requests for your IP. It's a very simple
    program, actually. If you need more information on that daemon, drop me
    a line.

    Best of luck,

    Felipe Franciosi <>

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