[clug] "Neighbour table overflow"

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Tue Oct 28 15:05:27 EST 2003

At 1:58 PM +1100 03/10/28, Matthew Hawkins wrote:
>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. 

Which one?

>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.

Kim Holburn 
Network Consultant - Telecommunications Engineering
Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering
Australian National University - Ph: +61 2 61258620 M: +61 0417820641
Email: kim.holburn at anu.edu.au  - PGP Public Key on request

Life is complex - It has real and imaginary parts.
     Andrea Leistra (rec.arts.sf.written.Robert-jordan)

More information about the linux mailing list