Commit 3f8dc236 authored by Ian Campbell's avatar Ian Campbell Committed by David S. Miller
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arp_notify: document that a gratuitous ARP request is sent when this option is enabled

This option causes a gratuitous ARP request, not a reply as the documentation
currently suggests.
Signed-off-by: default avatarIan Campbell <>
Cc: Stephen Hemminger <>
Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>
Cc: David S. Miller <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 9bfca3c6
......@@ -903,7 +903,7 @@ arp_ignore - INTEGER
arp_notify - BOOLEAN
Define mode for notification of address and device changes.
0 - (default): do nothing
1 - Generate gratuitous arp replies when device is brought up
1 - Generate gratuitous arp requests when device is brought up
or hardware address changes.
arp_accept - BOOLEAN
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