Stopping ARP messages

Paul Civati paul at
Sun Sep 1 14:45:36 BST 2002

Jeff LaCoursiere <jeff at> wrote:

> I don't get it - is BY bridging?  Why would you see multiple mac
> addresses locally?  Its not something on your local LAN?

I don't fully understand how it works.. but yes, the cable modem
effectively makes your home PC bridge into their cable network up
to the UBR (I think).  Hence it's possible to see the MAC address
of your gateway (the UBR) changing, as if it was a local device.


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