Preloading IP stack arp table

Bruce Robinson brucer at
Thu Oct 13 18:32:56 UTC 2005

Hi Greg,

I'm working on the development of an embedded controller that will be 
tethered to a PC running Windows or Linux. I'm curious, with ethernet do 
the ARP's take up a significant amount of time? I assumed they only 
occurred on the initial communication.


At 07:24 AM 10/13/2005, you wrote:

>We have an application where we want to avoid all arp traffic- easy
>enough to suppress it at the driver, but it is necessary to load static
>entries into the arp table.

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