On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Steve Palmer wrote:
ok i have changed the subnet to 255.255.255.0
change. The tcpdump command reveals something along
the lines of "arp who-has 10.0.40.1 tell 10.0.40.2"
with some numbers at the front of it. Thats on Eth1
which is the integrated NIC. I'm going to remove the
accton and change the integrated to the internal
settings and see what happens..
OK, that's not particularly helpful since that packet was generated by
your machine anyway. What would be more useful would be to see packets
All the subnet mask could affect is if your machine will be
sending the ARP request. If machine 10.0.40.1 saw it then
it most definitly should send a response.
generated by other machines "going past on the
wire". Run tcpdump, make
sure all the cables are plugged in and watch for traffic that doesn't
originate from your machine.
If you have Windows machines on the network then you should see something
fairly soon, otherwise you may have to try artificially generating some
With Windows machines the easiest way to generate broadcast traffic
is to log in on a workstation.
broadcast traffic. Try pinging 192.168.3.200 from
another machine on the
internal network while running both tcpdump commands and see if anything
If needs be leave them running a while.
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