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Re: [K12OSN] LTSP with 3 nics



NO !

You don't want to put 2 NIC cards on the same class C
in the same machine.

The kernel will get all confused with the routing, not knowing
which interface to send packets out on.

Use different class-c's, like 192.168.0.0 and 192.168.1.0

Jim McQuillan
jam Ltsp org



On Tue, 4 Jun 2002, Jason Leydon wrote:

> That is a lot of terminals ... would you not be able to get a second switch
> ? which would of course be easiest.
> 
> Either way what you would wanna do is this:
> Put in the 3rd Nic and simply assign it an IP address similar to what your
> other nic that goes out into the intranet uses:
> ie.
> the current Intranet Nic could be: 192.168.0.254
> the secondary Intranet Nic could be: 192.168.0.253
> 
> Now what you wanna do (this is the most efficient way at least) is record
> all the clients Mac Addresses and give them reservations on the DHCP server
> (sorry if it is not called reservations in Linux) assign each one their own
> IP address from the Pool you have created.
> 
> Then for 30 of them give them the Default Gateway 192.168.0.254
> for the rest make it
> 192.168.0.253
> 
> This should allow half to use one nic and the other half to use the other
> nic
> 
> If you have to change some settings to make sure DNS / DHCP services are
> working on both IP address hopefully someone else can answer that but I
> think it should work as is (since the services are on the server and all
> nic's should receive them properly).
> 
> Jason Leydon
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Caleb" <cwagnon redbug dsc k12 ar us>
> To: <k12osn redhat com>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 10:19 AM
> Subject: [K12OSN] LTSP with 3 nics
> 
> 
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > I think I'm having a network bottleneck with my internal traffic due to
> > having 60 terminals on one server nic. The server has a gigabit nic but
> > unfortunately people here won't let me purchase a gigabit module for my
> > switch. SO I'm having to improvise. I just downloaded LTSP 2.1.0 and am
> > prepared to do a fresh install. I want to add a third nic in my server
> > so I will have 2 nics to use for my terminals (inside traffic)and one
> > for outside traffic. How do I go about getting this to work? Is there a
> > way I can make these two nics appear as one? Or can I maybe setup my
> > DHCPD.conf to allow half my terminals on one nic and the other half on
> > my other nic? Anyone feel free to input!
> >
> > --
> > Caleb Wagnon, MCP
> > Fordyce Public Schools
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> >
> >
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