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Re: [opensuse] Routing Question
  • From: Mike Noble <mgnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 22:09:34 -0800
  • Message-id: <200612302209.34158.mgnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 30 December 2006 22:06, Mike Noble wrote:
> On Saturday 30 December 2006 21:51, Joe Morris (NTM) wrote:
> > ka1ifq wrote:
> > > Yes they are on the same subnet, but there is no direct connect only
> > > via the router. I would like to do a direct connect between them just
> > > for the VNC and would have to be on another subnet (as I see it) , thus
> > > all the questions (I'm learning).
> > > Thanks, Mike
> >
> > If they are on the same subnet, both connecting through the router to
> > the internet, you can already connect through the router's switch. They
> > don't need a direct connection. It is probably a 100Mbps network, and
> > should easily handle the bandwidth.
> >
> > --
> > Joe Morris
> > Registered Linux user 231871 running openSUSE 10.2 x86_64
>
> If they are on the same subnet then it would have to look like this:
>
> internet or firewall
>
>
> router
> __| | ____
> subnet 182.168.1 | | subnet 192.168.1
>
> Under this layout the router would not know which subnet to route to.
> It must there for either be different subnets or both machines are
> connected to the same interface and therefor can talk to each other
> without having to access the router.
>
> Mike

Alright lets as this question, what is the subnet mask being used?
It is possible that they have spit up the subnet.

Mike
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