[pups] Networking With 2.11 BSD and Begemot Emulator

Greg Lehey grog at lemis.com
Fri Oct 6 13:35:03 AEST 2000

On Thursday,  5 October 2000 at  9:42:05 -0700, Steven M. Schultz wrote:
>>> 	The reason for publishing an ARP entry on the hosting system is...
>> I did that with a static route entry.
> 	Publishing an ARP entry has the benefit of not needing to wander
> 	around to all the systems on the LAN (I've several) and add a static
> 	route.   In my case I don't own/run the local router so I couldn't
> 	add a static route if I wanted to.   Having the host system
> 	'arp ... pub' works was the simplest way to deal with the situation.
>> As I say, it's not that simple.  I used it without trouble for years.
> 	Well, i'd have to see it working or have it explained in a bit more
> 	detail.  Having been thru the DEQNA driver and IP stack in 2.11 I
> 	can't see how an 11 will communicate with anything over an ethernet
> 	if it can't perform the IP<->ethernet address mapping.

I don't know the details either, unfortunately.  I really need to find
some time to get the thing running again.

>> Recently something broke, and I suspect it trashed my root file
>> system, and I haven't had time to go back and fix it.  Since others
> 	Ouch!  On the 11 side?  Or on the hosting system's side?

On the 11 side.  I'm not sure what happened, but it looks like it.
It's not a big deal, since I have backups somewhere.

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