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Re: Problems getting 2 NICs to work.



Am Mo, den 17.05.2004 schrieb Kevin Kimmell um 17:50:

> Yes, I have two full class c networks from 2 different ISPs. I am simply 
> trying to assign one IP address from each ISP to the two NICs in these 
> machines. When both NICs are acivated, they both show up in a cat of 
> /proc/interrupts.

Ok, so it is the first step to get at least 1 IP from each net working
in parallel. Understand that not. Just wanted to be sure.

> Another observation that I've made (I'm unsure if it even means anything):
> 
> When I "ifup eth1" the default route moves from the gateway of eth0 to 
> the gateway of eth1 and then when I ifdown eth1 the default gateway 
> ceases to exist.
> 
> Strange things...

No, that is not strange. That is how the network scripts work. You
defined the GATEWAY each in the ifcfg-ethX configurations files. As your
setup is no typical one you will have to do some more handwork. At least
delete the GATEWAY entries and make use of static routes. Create

/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-eth0

with following content

12.168.88.12/24 via 12.168.88.254

and

/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-eth1

204.117.218.12/24 via 204.117.218.254

Alexander


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