> > On Fri, 10 Jan 2003 13:12:45 -0600 "Kenzo" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > >> This is popping up and I don't know what it is. > >> > >> hostname /kernel: arp: 10.25.192.11 moved from 00:08:74:e1 to > >> 00:c0:4f:e0 on xl0 > >> 10.25.192.11 is a workstation on my network, but why am I getting this > >> message on my server?
That thing's been bugging me too (but not enough to think about it) and I'm glad to have seen it explained. Looking closer, in my DHCP case, the IP# is labeled "New Routers" by dhclient; aparently my ISP's routers time-sharing the IP#. It would make more sense for it to be my cable modem, but I don't know why/how it would be changing MACs. "arp -a" DOES show the IP# as in the client.attbi.com domain which sounds like it might be unique to a customer/client at any one time. Anyone know? (I which I knew how to shut the cable up. I ran the cable halfway 'round the room so I could what the xfr light flash, but it's not useful as there's continual traffic (1-3 Hz) to my NIC (but no further, AFAIK; ipfw doesn't see anything more than I expect).) Would the message be any clearer (ie, easier to figure out) ending "on xl0's data link"? (An OSI level 2 term, probably.) No MACs moved on xl0, of course. I guess the MACs moved on "xl0", but it doesn't even know about any IP addresses other than it's own, AFAIK, so the IP can't move "on xl0", strictly speaking. I might write a little patch for it. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message