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Old 12-18-2004, 10:29 PM   #1
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Arrow 2 nics, 2 networks, 2 problemas

hello. I'm attempting to replace my Linksys POS router with a more reliable linux box (fedora 1). First though, i'd like to setup my linux box as a router between my two subnets and im having problems.

I have two nics in my box.

# ifconfig
eth0 link encap: ethernet HWaddr 00:03:6D:1E:CA:7D
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:

eth1 link encap: ethernet HWaddr 00:40:05:85:EC:95
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:


# route
Destination Gateway ... Iface
default eth0 * eth0 * eth1 * eth1

when i ping anything on the subnet, everything is peachy.
but if i attempt to ping anything on the subnet i get "Destination Host is Unreachable." I'm guessing its some sort of routing problem. I can ping the address from that subnet, but the address times out...
Any ideas?

Last edited by kangaegoto; 12-18-2004 at 10:31 PM.
Old 12-19-2004, 06:58 AM   #2
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I think you need to fet that fedora box to route traffic.

echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward to enable it to route traffic between the two cards. Else it will not be a router.


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