Re: Hubless network?
Someone may have a better idea, but how about using ipchains to set up
forwarding? Seems like you need your router box to forward stuff
destined for eth1 from eth2 to eth1, and visa versa.
Don't take this as gospel . . . I'm fighting ipchains right now
so, "when all you have is a hammer, all problems look like a nail."
> I am trying to avoid using a hub (hub goes *poof* neither machine
> talk to the Net) to connect 2 internal machines to the net through a
> Linux box configured as a router. The box has three NIC cards as
> eth0 - 192.168.1.6 connection to my Internet gateway (192.168.1.1)
> eth1 - 192.168.2.1 connection to box 1 (192.168.2.2)
> eth2 - 192.168.2.4 connection to box 2 (192.168.2.3)
> My route is set up as follows:
> Destination Gateway Genmask Iface
> 192.168.2.3 192.168.2.4 255.255.255.255 eth2
> 192.168.2.2 192.168.2.1 255.255.255.255 eth1
> 192.168.1.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 eth0
> 0.0.0.0 192.168.1.1 0.0.0.0 eth0
> My problem is the box 1 can't talk to box 2. Either can talk to the
> router, to the outside world, to the 192.168.1.1 gateway, etc. They
> can even talk to both eth1 and eth2, just not the other box. What am I
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