We have an i486 with NetBSD 1.0 installed. This box is serving bootp
requests to a dozen or so embedded clients.
It appears that initially everything goes along fine, until one of
the clients is reset and performs its bootp request again.
At that point, bootpd complains about 'arp failed, exit code 0x100'.
'arp -a' lists MAC address of the client whose request failed as
Deleting the offending entry from the arp table temporarily corrects
What gives? Has anyone seen this behaviour before?
"Scientists [in Paris] have found that, instead of building up to a grand
climax, the uranium-fission chain reaction runs down like an unwound watch."
- Scientific American, May, 1940