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.
> 
> > 
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