Re: 10baseT Networking troubles.

Andrew R. Brink (abrink@pei.edu)
Sat, 17 Apr 1999 15:33:42 -0500


Mircea Ciocan wrote:
>
> Andrew try look at "route -n" command output and see if you have the
> route added on eth0, if not is very simple:

I already adde the routes on both machines, thats why I cant figure it
out?
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use
Iface
192.168.1.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0
eth0
127.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.0.0.0 U 0 0 0
lo

>
> route add -net 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 eth0
>
> and everything will be OK.
> The other machine must have an address from that class also and route
> added.
> That because if you don't have a route for that class of addresses the
> kernel refuse to answer even if the packets arrives OK and a sniffer can
> see it. For a better understanding try reading NET-3-HOWTO and Linux
> Network Administrator Guide. Both are included with your distribution.
> I don't know what distribution you are using but with Red Hat you can
> use linuxconf to set that permanently on boot time and with Slackware
> edit /etc/rd.d/rc.inet1 and add the above command.
>
> HTH Mircea C.
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