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Re: howto isolate 2 nics?



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Gene Heskett wrote:
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> The 169 address is a red herring, that like 3 day old fish, should be
> thrown out.  Its a redhat/fedora artifact I believe, for what useage I
> have no idea.  All I know is its there on every fedora machine since about
> FC3 or 4, my lappy FC5 has it, and it is not setup in any config file
> anyplace.  And it is not part of any network or subnet at that site.
>
> I think we're losing track of the real problem by being distracted by the
> 169 address.  We'd kill it if we knew how to do it.

169.254.0.0/16 address means that your client requested an IP and got
no answer.  It is on windows boxes too.  It is an RFC standard for no
response.  I don't like it either.
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