> My local network (192.168.1.0) consists of two machine BSD1 > (192.168.1.40) and BSD2 (192.168.1.42). > There is a third machine (192.168.1.254, ip address from isp) that acts > as a gateway router. When my internet connection goes down for whatever > reason I loose connections in my local network. For example, i can't > ping 192.168.1.40 from 192.168.1.42. is there any explaination for this? > is it because my default route is set to be external?
yup might consider setting one (say bsd1) up as a firewall/natd machine and then routing through that. Adds expandability (and security of course :) ). -- Scott A. Moberly [EMAIL PROTECTED] Turner's Definition A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message