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Re: default gateway on different subnet

Rhialto wrote:
On Thu 13 Nov 2008 at 23:08:45 +0100, Petar Bogdanovic wrote:
what is the proper NetBSD equivalent for the following two linux
route-commands in a situation where one host has not just one network
interface but also the problem that the default gateway is not on his

   ifconfig eth0 netmask

   route add -net netmask dev eth0
   route add default gw

Looking at the exact numbers again, it seems it is simpler than I
thought: the true netmask is just different from what you've been told.
If you set it to, both and will
be in the same network, and things should be correct.

Now if they have set up things such that you can't reach, say, (which is outside the given netmask,
then they have truely messed up.


Well i dont understand why some say it is broken apparently some of my network guys, friends do it all the time.

Now look at my hands..... nothing up my sleeve....
Only the NetBSD network faq.

Look at:
Networking with a gateway not on the local subnet

Sorry for the sillyness :)


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