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D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Fri May 10 13:10:59 MDT 2002

"J. Wayde Allen" wrote:
> On Fri, 10 May 2002, Brett Monson wrote:
> > Thanks. It turns out that the eth1 card can get out, but the eth0 card
> > cannot. That works for me because I am using this computer for a firewall
> > anyway.
> OK, but this is still puzzles me.  I was working with Brett on this
> yesterday and the eth0 card was able to connect to any computer on the ITS
> internal network, but wasn't able to connect to anything outside.
> That the eth1 network card is now able to connect both interally as well
> as externally while the eth0 card can only connect internally is a new
> twist.  We had both cards installed yesterday, but the network was only
> configured for eth0 - running ifconfig only showed lo and eth0 as being
> up.  Evidently he configured both cards today.  This behaviour seems odd
> to me and I'd kind of like to understand what is going on.

Perhaps the cards were brought up in a different order. Is the BIOS set
to "not plug-n-play" (it should be, else things might change order)?
What is the netmask on each card...does it properly mask so attempts to
various routes go through the right netmask?

D. Stimits, stimits at idcomm.com

> - Wayde
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