[c-nsp] Forgetting switch

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Tue Nov 9 08:03:28 EST 2004


On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 01:12:24PM +0100, Niels Bakker wrote:
> With the caveat that not all switches learn MAC addresses from broadcasts
> (most notably Foundry equipment doesn't, keep in mind when doing RFC2544
>  automated tests).

Seriously?  Why?

This is a real problem, as in many similar cases, ARP broadcasts might be
everything that this switch will ever see from some machines...

USENET is *not* the non-clickable part of WWW!
Gert Doering - Munich, Germany                             gert at greenie.muc.de
fax: +49-89-35655025                        gert at net.informatik.tu-muenchen.de

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