Re: Lisp machines don't receive network level broadcasts right, causing net mayhem

David C. Plummer (DCP@QUABBIN.SCRC.Symbolics.COM)
Thu, 10 Jul 86 15:33 EDT

    Date: Thu, 10 Jul 86 13:28:47 EDT

            Hosts shouldn't be forwarding packets (or sending redirects)
    anyway. It is a complete bug that the LISP machine are even presuming
    to do either.

I agree there is a bug with broadcast packets. But... if a non-gateway
host receives a non-broadcast packet that is not for it, why shouldn't
it BOTH forward it and send a redirect? How is the sender to know that
it is sending packets to the wrong place?

P.s., it looks like your mail sending program didn't tack on to the bug-cgw CC recipient.


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