Multiple Interfaces Issue

John Reuning john at ibiblio.org
Tue Dec 31 09:19:01 CST 2002


On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 09:27, bscott at ntisys.com wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Dec 2002, at 10:44pm, john at metalab.unc.edu wrote:
> >> 10.10.10.0    *            255.255.255.0    U      40   0        0  eth1
> >> 10.10.10.0    *            255.255.255.0    U      40   0        0  eth1
> >> default       10.10.10.1   0.0.0.0          UG     40   0        0  eth0
> >
> > Hmmm... the routing tables could be the source of the problem.  In the
> > config [above], it looks like the machine thinks that its subnet is only
> > on eth1, not on both interfaces.  I'm not sure which config option the
> > redhat scripts use to set the routes.
> 
>   Routes to directly-connected networks spring into existence automatically
> when the interfaces are configured.  Or at least, that is the way it is
> supposed to work, in kernel 2.4.

But shouldn't there be 2 routes for 10.10.10.0, one for eth0 and one for
eth1?  As you indicated in the earlier message, it looks like either a
config file error or a problem with the RH network control scripts.

-jrr




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