Re: Kernel Routing sequence
From: Al Boldi
Date: Mon Aug 15 2005 - 00:45:24 EST
Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> Having more than one
> interface in the same network range is generally a bad idea, but
> works reasonably provided one uses a subnet of the other.
For all practical purposes it is unusable, since the subnetting-scheme
is hardcoded into the linux kernel. Bummer!
> The Linux kernel can route in pretty much any manner you
> can imagine, it just needs to be given proper instructions. But as
> always it is best to design your network in such manner that no
> strange routing is needed.
You are right, ie: Do not use overlapping subnets!
Thanks for the tip, but it would have helped being more explicit.
Regards to all,
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