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Re: [opensuse] Off Topic: Wired PC's Behind Client Bridge Can't Ping Each Other
On 05/09/2016 06:38 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
Also "ip address show", please.

Can you ping the computers from the routers?

# ip address show
1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1
link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
inet scope host lo
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
inet6 ::1/128 scope host
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
2: enp7s0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP group default qlen 1000
link/ether 8c:89:a5:6f:52:b3 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
inet brd scope global enp7s0
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
inet6 fe80::8e89:a5ff:fe6f:52b3/64 scope link
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever

I tried pinging the PC's from the router and all was successful; 0% loss.

On 05/09/2016 06:42 AM, Per Jessen wrote:
Okay, looks good. I guess the two PCs connected to a switch (in your

It's a D-Link router running DD-WRT, so I guess you can call it a switch. Both of my SUSE wired PC's are connected directly to it. I'm confident that hypothetically, if each PC was connected via wired ethernet to an individual DD-WRT client bridge router (1 client bridge router per PC) there would be no problem with those 2 PC's talking with each other, pinging, sharing files, etc. But here there's a situation where 2 wired ethernet computers are both connected to the switch, and then that traffic is routed to the master router via wireless link and back via wireless, and then routed out through the wired ports. I think it has something to do with the routing table and modifying the advanced routing table in the client bridge router to do what I'm trying to do, but that is just a guess.
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