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Re: default gateway on different subnet

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 01:59:20AM +0100, 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
> > subnet:
> > 
> > 
> >    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.

That did the trick, thanks a lot!

> 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.

I just checked and I can reach everything from .116.1 to .117.254.

Thanks again, this definitely saved my day.


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