[clug] "Neighbour table overflow"

Matthew Hawkins matt at mh.dropbear.id.au
Tue Oct 28 13:58:58 EST 2003

Martijn van Oosterhout said:
> Neighbour table I beleive refers to your arp table. If you type "arp -an"
> what do you get? The other command that might work "ip neigh list"
> How to fix it I don't know.
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 01:03:52PM +1100, Kim Holburn wrote:
>> I have a system that gets lots of these messages: "Neighbour table
>> overflow"
>> It appears to have something to do with rt_cache but I'm not sure I know
>> what that is.
>> I'll keep reading but anyone have any clues for me?
>> Anyone


Umm.. you can increase the size of the table via a /proc entry.  But what
you might like to do first is make sure you don't have any dud routing
table entries (eg, cyclic ones) that are causing this problem.


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