On Sun, 9 Sep 2007 11:50:11 -0700
jekillen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I have built a machine with two network interfaces and tried
> assigning local addresses in the same subnet mask:
> 192.168.1.1 192.168.1.2 for example to each of the
> interfaces and only one of the interfaces will respond to
> a connection attempt (via ftp or ssh for example). I found
> that each of the interfaces have to be assigned an address
> in a different subnet. for them to both be usable.
please show us the relevant settings in rc.conf (or the ifconfig commands you
issue if you havent set these settings in rc.conf yet).
My gut feelling tells me you are setting the netmask for the aliased
interfaces to the "proper" netmask (eg, 255.255.255.0) , rather than the /32
netmask aliases *ON THE SAME SUBNET AS OTHER IP ON SAME NIC* should have.
ifconfig_bge0="inet 192.168.1.1 netmask 255.255.255.0"
ifconfig_bge0="inet 192.168.1.2 netmask 255.255.255.0" << THIS netmask should
Search the archives for the reasons behind this. I believe the reasons are
specific to FreeBSD TCP/IP stack.
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collapse than pretty ones, because the way humans (especially engineer-humans)
perceive beauty is intimately related to our ability to process and understand
complexity. A language that makes it hard to write elegant code makes it hard
to write good code."
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