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Re: [opensuse] Suse 10.2 +two network cards
  • From: Art Fore <art.fore@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2007 06:38:00 +0800
  • Message-id: <1168555080.4493.22.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 19:05 +0100, Roger Oberholtzer wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 07:51 +0000, art.fore@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > -------------- Original message ----------------------
> > From: Roger Oberholtzer <roger@xxxxxx>
> > > On Wed, 2007-01-10 at 19:45 -0600, Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
> > > > On 01/10/2007 Art Fore wrote:
> > > > > How does one get two networking cards to go at the same time in Suse
> > > > > Linux 10.2? I have eth0 which is wired network, and eth1 which is
> > > > > Wireless. If I connect to the wireless using network manager, it
> > > > > disconnects the eth0 network, connects to the wireless eth1 for a few
> > > > > seconds, disconnects eth1, then goes back to the eth0.
> > > >
> > > > I have two wired network cards on separate networks. I can switch back
> > > > and forth between them and the connections stay stable. I'm with you I
> > > > would like to know if there is a way to get both active at the same
> > > > time. Something like the old dual line modems.
> > >
> > > Are you trying to put both interfaces on the same network (both have the
> > > same net mask)? That is problematic. Otherwise there is no trouble with
> > > multiple cards. My wireless network is different from my wire one, so it
> > > 'just works'. with two cards. In fact, in our products, we always have
> > > two cards - and two different networks.
> > >
> > > Having said that, there is one small issue with YasT that has been this
> > > way for years. It will not let you give different names to the cards.
> > > After assigning the system name, it is applied to both cards. So, you
> > > need to edit /etc/hosts and give one card (IP address) a different name.
> > > That is the only issue I have ever had.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Roger Oberholtzer
> > >
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> > > SE-102 65 Stockholm, Sweden
> > >
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> > > Fax: Int +46 8-31 42 23
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> >
> > No, they are two different networks. The network cards are already two different names, eth0 and eth1
> >
> > Here is output from route
> > Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
> > 10.37.129.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 vnic0
> > 10.18.32.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
> > 192.168.99.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth1
> > link-local * 255.255.0.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
> > loopback * 255.0.0.0 U 0 0 0 lo
> > default 10.18.32.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
> >
> > Guess I need default to go to 192.168.99.1 but have not figured out how. I can ping eth1 IP address with no problem from linux.
>
> Simple. It can be done in Yast where you configure the cards. In
> Advanced Options or something like that. It is called the default
> gateway. On the 192.168.99.1 network, is there a gateway or a switch or
> something? Give that IP address as the gateway and all will just work.
>
> --
> Roger Oberholtzer
>
> OPQ Systems AB
> Ramböll Sverige AB
> Kapellgränd 7
> P.O. Box 4205
> SE-102 65 Stockholm, Sweden
>
> Tel: Int +46 8-615 60 20
> Fax: Int +46 8-31 42 23
>
For some reason or another, the gateway entry block in Yast is greyed
out.

Art

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