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Old 12-03-2012, 05:39 PM   #1
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is this legal: can still ping eth1 through eth0, even if eth1 cable is unplugged


so eth0 and eth1 ate up after reboot,
i unplug eth1,
from host i can still ping eth1.


Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
10.50.180.0 * 255.255.252.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
10.50.180.0 * 255.255.252.0 U 0 0 0 eth1
default 10.50.183.254 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0


is this legal ?
 
Old 12-03-2012, 09:25 PM   #2
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Yes. You can ping any internal network interface as long as it is are up; that is, enabled in the kernel device table and able to receive packets as is the case from the same system in which they exist.
 
Old 12-05-2012, 04:55 AM   #3
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No it is not legal, I would check out the window to see if there are
any helicopters or strange vans with large antennae.

pack a suitcase, leave by the back door and go to the bus stop.
Someone will meet you there wearing a top hat, the password is "the fish are very blue this season"
 
  


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