Any tools for switch over, changing IP addresses, etc?

Alan Cox alan at
Tue Oct 6 18:45:57 MDT 1998

> We can accept 3-5 minute outage, however, we do need gratuitous ARP, as all
> the devices are on the same segment, and we need them to be able to reach
> the services that have switched over.

You can send those from user space. SOCK_PACKET lets you send raw datagrams
providing you are root

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