Multiple Interfaces Issue bscott at
Tue Dec 31 08:29:01 CST 2002

On Mon, 30 Dec 2002, at 10:44pm, john at wrote:
>>    *      U      40   0        0  eth1
>>    *      U      40   0        0  eth1
>> default          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.

Ben Scott <bscott at>
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