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Re: multiple nics

On Thu, 01 Feb 2001, James Mclean wrote:
> just curious to know how two network cards in servers work IE: in the
> ..
> 2 Intel EtherExpress Pro Fast Ethernet Cards ***
> would they be on separate IP addresses or the same one?  plugged into the same

Each network interface needs it's own (distinguishably ? what a word :)
IP address, so it knows which packets to take and for you to know what
address to send them to.

My /etc/networks/interfaces:

iface lo inet loopback

iface eth0 inet static

iface eth1 inet static


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