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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 126.96.36.199 netmask 255.255.255.0
> > route add -net 188.8.131.52 netmask 255.255.255.240 dev eth0
> > route add default gw 184.108.40.206
> 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 255.255.254.0, both 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 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,
> 22.214.171.124.128 (which is outside the given netmask 255.255.255.240),
> 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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