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Re: router using FC4

----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim" <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au>
To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list redhat com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 12:25 AM
Subject: Re: router using FC4

On Tue, 2006-05-23 at 23:59 +0800, LC wrote:
I am trying to make a router using a FC4. I have 2 NICs in the machine.
Install FC4 using minimium. Eth0 is set to DHCP, connected to an ethernet
modem and ETH1 has IP, netmask connected to a
switch. Installation was a success and rebooted the box. Clients machines
are unable to ping But when i unplug the modem and reboot,
clients are ablt to ping I realised if the box booted up both
ETH0 and ETH1, clients are able to ping But if i ifdown ETH0
and ifup ETH0, clients are able to get reply from

What's the other interface's address?  If they're both 192.168.1.x with
a netmask you're going to strike problems, you've got two
subnets, they need to be addressed accordingly.

e.g. eth0
eth1 using 192.168.1.x (above) as its gateway
    and clients should use the as their gateway

The modem assigned eth0 to If i manually change the IP of eth0, the modem refused to dial
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