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Re: [SLE] Network Confusion (Long Post)
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 23:23:53 -0500
  • Message-id: <1136694233.11703.52.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-01-08 at 00:00 +0000, Vince Littler wrote:
> On Saturday 07 January 2006 23:27, Eric Hines wrote:
> >If I understand you correctly, I think that is my set up, including
> > with IP forwarding turned on. Below is my version of ASCII art, with
> > more detail. I think it shows what you're talking about.
> < ASCII art was munged>
> > The laptop NIC has .3.1 as its default gateway, the PC NIC has .2.2
> > as its default gateway, and the three NICs on the Samba server (.1.2,
> > .2.2, and .3.1) all have, because of the way YaST does this, the
> > Linksys as their default gateway. I think I'd like to have .2.2 and
> > .3.1 each have .1.2 as their default gateway, but I don't know how to
> > do that. The Hubs exist because of the physical layout of my office,
> > not, unfortunately, through any special acumen on my part. However,
> > each hub has only its computer and default gateway NIC plugged into it.
> >
> Do you really want these boxes to have ~.1.2 as their gateway? This, after
> all, if I have read your earlier diagram right, is the outgoing interface of
> the Samba PDC. I think you mean ~.1.1, your outgoing router.
> I think this can be done, if you set an explicit route to ~.1.1 on each box
> via which ever interface of the Samba PDC it is connected.
Not correct, you need to set the default GW to the next router in the
path to the internet, which in this case is the samba PC, for the subnet
in use.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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