oh~ sorry... netmask is 255.255.0.0 not 192.168.0.0 I mean netmask in 255.255.0.0 and got the message arp: link address is broadcast for IP address192.168.1.6!
--- Duncan Anker <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 11:15, yen-po wang wrote: > > I get a lot of syslog messages(every day/every > second) > > arp: link address is broadcast for IP address > > 192.168.1.6! > > arp: link address is broadcast for IP address > > 192.168.1.7! > > > > my private ip is 192.168.6.254 > > netmask is 192.168.0.0 > > Netmask should be 255.255.0.0 (or possibly > 255.255.255.0 or various > other combinations depending on how many hosts, > sub-netting, etc). > > There is no reason not to have a netmask of > 192.168.0.0, other than you > are going to cause yourself a world of pain. > Generally it's best to keep > your network mask bits contiguous. > > > > > and what does this message mean? > > Something is broadcasting it's address to the > network. Change the > netmask and see if it goes away. > > > > > > > __________________________________________________ > > Do you Yahoo!? > > Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up > now. > > http://mailplus.yahoo.com > > > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body > of the message > -- > > The information contained in this email is > confidential. > If you are not the intended recipient, you may not > disclose or use the > information in this email in any way. > Dark Blue Sea does not guarantee the integrity of > any emails or attached > files. > The views or opinions expressed are the author's own > and may not reflect > the views or opinions of Dark Blue Sea. > Dark Blue Sea does not warrant that any attachments > are free from > viruses or other defects. > You assume all liability for any loss, damage or > other consequences > which may arise from opening or using the > attachments. > __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now. http://mailplus.yahoo.com To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message